Indian police have charged six suspects with murder following the death of a 23-year-old gang-rape victim, the Associated Press reported.
New Delhi Police spokesman Rajan Bhagat told the news agency they face the death penalty if convicted.
The woman, an Indian student, died at a hospital in Singapore early this morning.
The gang rape of a young woman in Delhi has exposed deep fissures in Indian society, as assault victims finally find their voices.
Speaking hours before his daughters attackers appeared in court, the father of the India rape victim has called for the harshest penalty.
After almost three weeks of protests over the rape of an Indian woman on a Delhi bus, the nation could face a national strike.