Delhi rapists get death penalty

Four men convicted for the brutal gang rape and murder of a young woman on a Delhi bus last December have been sentenced to the death penalty.

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Delhi gang rape victim's parents call for death sentence

The parents of a student who was fatally gang raped on a bus in Delhi last December have called for the death sentence to be handed down to those accused.

The 23-year-old victim's father said, "They should be given only death sentence so that it sends a strong message among people and nobody dares to commit such a barbaric crime."

Four men charged over the fatal gang rape of a student in Delhi have arrived at this court. Credit: RTV

Indian law prohibits naming the victim, but media in the country have dubbed her Nirbhaya - a Hindi word meaning fearless.

Delhi gang rape accused arrive in court for verdict

Four men charged with the fatal gang rape of a student in the Indian capital Delhi last December have arrived at court as it prepares to deliver its verdict.

Four men accused of the gang rape of a 23-year-old woman on a bus in December last year have arrived in court. Credit: Reuters

The 23-year-old woman was brutally assaulted on a bus and died two weeks later. Her death sparked waves of protests across India.

Last month a teenager was jailed for three years for his role in the incident.


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