Protesters demand action over India gang rape

Angry protesters took to the streets of Alahabad in northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, where two teenage girls were found hanged after being gang-raped.

Protesters in Alahabad Credit: AP Photo/ Rajesh Kumar Singh

Authorities in Uttar Pradesh, which has a long-standing reputation for lawlessness, are facing growing criticism.

Protesters burn an effigy of Akhilesh Yadav, chief minister of Uttar Pradesh. Credit: AP Photo/ Rajesh Kumar Singh

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Suspects 'confess' to gang-rape and hanging India teenage girls

Three detained suspects have confessed to the gang-rape and slaying of two teenage cousins who were found hanging from a tree in northern India last week, according to local police.