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UK teenager handed 5-year term over death of 7-year-old girl

LONDON: A British judge today handed a five-year sentence to a 16-year-old girl accused of manslaughter over the death of a seven-year-old who died of injuries sustained in a playground attack. Katie Rough was found near her home in York, northern England, in January having been attacked with a box cutter and smothered, a case that grabbed headlines across Britain. The defendant, who was 15 at the time of the attack, had been given a life sentence with a minimum five-year term of detention at a previous hearing in…

Indian policeman arrested for raping 7-year-old girl

NEW DELHI: An Indian policeman has been arrested on suspicion of raping a seven-year-old girl, allegedly while he was drunk, a senior officer said Sunday. Colleagues raised the alarm after finding the girl naked in the officer’s quarters in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh late on Saturday, local police superintendent Vipin Tada said. Read More: Riots, strikes as India rape accused killed in custody “We sent her for a medical examination and are awaiting a final report,” he added. “The policeman will be undergoing…