Delhi gang rape case verdict due for juvenile suspect

A court in New Delhi is expected to announce its verdict on a juvenile suspect accused of the gang rape and murder of a 23-year-old student on a bus last year.

A demonstrator holds a placard during a protest outside a district court in New Delhi Credit: Reuters

He is charged with rape, murder, destroying evidence, and other crimes carried out while aged 17.

If convicted, the maximum sentence that he can receive is three years at a correction facility, which will include the time he spent in custody during the case.

He has denied the charges, as have four men also on trial for the attack.

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Teenager guilty of Delhi bus rape

An Indian teenager has been found guilty of rape and murder following the gang rape of a woman on a moving bus in Delhi last December. He had denied the charges, as do four adult men also on trial for the same attack.