A judge on Friday sentenced to death the four men convicted in the December gang rape and murder of a young New Delhi woman, ordering them to the gallows for a brutal attack on a bus that left the young woman with such severe internal injuries that she died two weeks later.
An Indian judge is expected to hand down sentences Friday in the fatal gang rape of a young woman on a New Delhi bus, with the prosecutor and others calling for the four convicted rapists to be executed.
NEW DELHI — A fast-track court will issue a verdict next week in the trial of four men accused in the gang rape and fatal beating of a woman on a moving bus in New Delhi last year. Judge Yogesh Khanna concluded hearings Tuesday after defense and prosecution lawyers completed their final arguments. [...]
A young photojournalist was gang raped while her male colleague was tied up and beaten in an isolated, overgrown corner of India’s business hub of Mumbai, police said Friday. The case was reminiscent of the December gang rape and death of a young university student in the Indian capital that shocked the country.
Police arrested three men for allegedly gang-raping a 19-year-old deaf-mute in barangay Dos, Tuburan town, northwest of Cebu.
Police say they have arrested three men for allegedly gang-raping an American woman in the northern Indian resort town of Manali.
An American woman was gang-raped Tuesday in the northern Indian resort town of Manali, police said.
Police in India said Sunday they had arrested a group of farmers in their twenties who had confessed to gang-raping a Swiss cyclist, the latest in a series of shocking sex crimes in the country.
A man on trial for the gang rape and fatal beating of a woman aboard a bus in New Delhi committed suicide in an Indian jail early Monday, raising further questions about a criminal justice system already criticized for failing to protect the nation’s women.
NEW DELHI—Scores of protesters gathered near India’s Parliament on Tuesday demanding the death penalty for six men accused of the fatal gang rape of a young woman in New Delhi last month. The protesters carried placards saying: “Give us Justice, Hang the Rapists,” and shouted slogans before conducting a mock hanging of the men [...]
The father of an Indian student who died after being gang-raped on a bus has called for changes in the law to allow a teenage suspect to be tried as an adult, local media reported on Tuesday.
A court on Monday ruled that the sixth suspect in last month’s deadly gang-rape of a student on a bus in New Delhi would be tried as a juvenile, meaning he will face a maximum prison term of three years.
By Ashok Sharma
The trial of five men charged with the gang rape and murder of a 23-year-old student on a New Delhi bus began in a closed courtroom Thursday with opening arguments by the prosecution lawyers in a special fast-track court set up just weeks ago to handle sexual assault cases.