KOLKATA: A 39-year-old woman living near India's eastern metropolis Kolkata, was allegedly raped by men she had hired to murder her husband.
The woman was involved in a clandestine affair with a man 14 years her junior. She had hired the goons with his help, reports The Times of India.
Police officials smelt something fishy when the woman refused to file a rape complaint even though medical report proved that she was sexually assualted. It was her 14-year-old son who told the police that she was gang raped.
The murky details became clear once the woman's lover spilled everything to the police and said the four rapists had tied him up and raped his lover repeatedly in front of him before leaving her house.
The police officials have charged the rapists and the lovers.
Boy, 14, obsessed with soap, hammers mom to death
BRITAIN: A teenager who loved to watch Coronation Street killer John Stape finish off his victims brutally, aped him and attacked his mother.
The 14-year-old hit his 47-year-old mother seven times with a hammer as she lay asleep in their home in Nottingham, reveals Daily Mail.
The schoolboy padded his mohter's body with paper, doused her in petrol and set her on fire to ensure that all evidence of the murder would be lost. He wanted to commit the 'perfect murder'. The woman's body was burnt beyond recognition and was identified only with the help of her dental records.
The boy told the neighbours that a burglar had murdered his mother and put the house on fire.
He had a fixation for brutal soaps and murder plots. The police also found violent video clips uploaded by him on YouTube. Upon further investigation, the police also found that he had searched online for television soaps that showed how people got away with murder.
The boy has been jailed for 6 years by a British court.
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Man jokes about abusing 3 boys in a week
PHILADELPHIA: Jurors in a landmark priest abuse trial on Monday heard about a priest-turned-camp prowler and another who was accused of bragging about having sex with three boys in a week.
Also Monday, two jurors were replaced by alternates, but a gag order prevents lawyers from discussing the reasons for the move.
Monsignor William Lynn is on trial on charges of child endangerment and conspiracy. Lynn, 61, is the first Roman Catholic church official in the U.S. charged for his handling of priest abuse complaints. Prosecutors say he helped the church bury them in secret files, far from the prying eyes of investigators, civil attorneys and concerned Catholics.
In the day's most startling testimony, a detective read internal church memos about a priest who is said to have ``joked about how hard it was to have sex with three boys in one week.'' The priest's accuser also stated that the priest had a ``rotation process'' of boys spending time sleeping with him.
Defense lawyers argue that Lynn tried to address the problem as secretary for clergy from 1992 to 2004 but was blocked by the late Cardinal Anthony Bevilacqua and others in the Philadelphia archdiocese. Bevilacqua died of heart disease on Jan. 31, a day after he was ruled competent to testify at Lynn's trial.
The testimony Monday also included a 1992 complaint about a different priest accused of molesting boys at a church-owned camp three decades earlier.
Several junior counselors complained in the early 1960s that the priest was on the prowl at night, molesting them in their tents. They said it was a well-known secret among teen counselors for several years.
The priest remained in ministry, working at three archdiocesan high schools and serving as assistant superintendent of Catholic schools through 2004. The priest, confronted after a man complained to the archdiocese in 1992, admitted the ``sin'' of masturbation and said he had read up on that subject because so many people were mentioning it in the confessional.
Few victims or members of the public have been attending the trial in downtown Philadelphia, but retired Philadelphia detective Arthur Baselice Jr., of Mantua, New Jersey, turned out Monday.
His 28-year-old son, Arthur Baselice III, died of a drug overdose in 2006 after his civil lawsuit against the church accusing his high school principal of molesting him was thrown out because of legal time limits. The former principal, a Franciscan friar, is in prison for stealing nearly $900,000 from the school and the Franciscans, some of which fed the younger Baselice's drug addiction, according to prosecutors.
Prosecutors are detailing allegations made against nearly two dozen priests since 1948 to show that Lynn and other archdiocesan officials kept suspected predators in jobs around children.
On cross-examination Monday, defense lawyers Jeffrey Lindy and Thomas Bergstrom had detectives concede that Lynn promptly interviewed both complainants and accused priests and sent the priests to a church-run hospital for mental health evaluations and treatment.
The man who wrote to the archdiocese in 1992 about the camp prowler was by then a 44-year-old married father of five girls. The priest he accused was chaplain of a suburban Philadelphia girls' high school.
He remained there until 2004, when a church panel reviewing complaints in the wake of the national priest abuse scandal found the allegations against him credible. He only then admitted molesting three boys and explained earlier denials on the fact he had confessed and moved past it.
The archdiocese restricted his ministry _ 40 years after the camp allegations first surfaced.
3-year-old dies in parking mishap
JAPAN: A boy aged three died when he was caught in an elevator parking garage. The boy was living in an 11-story condominium, said Asia One. He was most likely caught by his chest in the parking system when his mother was operating the system to life her car from the underground section.
The boy was rushed to a hospital but lost the battle of life.
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