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India minister: Rapes are 'accidental'

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A minister from Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling party has said rapes happen "accidentally" in the latest controversial remarks by a politician amid renewed anger over attacks against women. 

Activists in Kolkata, from the Social Unity Center of India (SUCI), protest against the gang-rape and murder of two girls in the district of Badaun in Uttar Pradesh and recent rapes in West Bengal, on June 7, 2014

Ramsevak Paikra, the home minister of central Chhattisgarh state who is responsible for law and order, said late on Saturday that rapes did not happen on purpose.

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