India gang-rape suspects 'to face murder charges'

Six suspects in the case of an Indian student who died after being brutally gang raped will be charged with murder, Reuters reported.

New Delhi Deputy Commissioner of Police, Chhaya Sharma, told the news agency the five men and a 15 year old, all from a slum area in the south of the city, will be formally charged next week following the 23-year-old victim's death.

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Delhi gang rape trial begins

The fast-track trial of five men accused of gang rape and murder has begun today in Delhi. A sixth suspect is due to be tried in a juvenile court because he is under 18.