Teenager convicted in Delhi gang rape and murder case

The teenager arrived at court with his head covered by a blanket

An Indian juvenile court has convicted a teenager of the rape and murder of a young woman who was gang raped on bus in Delhi, last December, the Associated Press reports.

The defendant - who cannot be named for legal reasons - was 17 at the time of the attack and was tried as a minor.

He now faces a maximum sentence of three years at a reform centre, defence lawyer Rajesh Tewari said.

Four other men are on trial for the same attack. A fifth defendant was found dead in his cell in March

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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.