An Indian juvenile court convicted a teenager of rape and murder Saturday in the first conviction stemming from the December gang rape of a young woman on a moving New Delhi bus.
By Maricar Cinco
A 17-year-old student has been suspected by the police of paying for a hit on his schoolmate, who was allegedly abducted by armed men in San Pedro, Laguna and found dead on a vacant lot in Cavite over the weekend.
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 Jamie Marie Elona
An 18-year-old girl was sentenced to life imprisonment for illegal drugs trafficking, Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency Director (PDEA) General Jose Gutierrez Jr. said Tuesday.