14 September, 2013

India gang rape: Four men sentenced to death

India gang rape: Four men sentenced to death

An Indian court has sentenced four men to death for the gang rape and murder of a student in the capital Delhi, a case which led to violent protests across India and new laws against rape.

Mukesh Singh, Vinay Sharma, Akshay Thakur and Pawan Gupta were found guilty on all counts earlier this week.

Judge Yogesh Khanna said the case fell in the "rarest of rare category", rejecting pleas for a lighter sentence.

The woman, 23, was attacked on a bus in December and died two weeks later.

Sanjoy Majumder reports.

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