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India rape case

Plainclothes policemen escort an Indian teenager (head covered with towel) after he was sentenced at a juvenile court in New Delhi August 31, 2013. The Indian teenager was sentenced to three years in juvenile detention last Saturday for the December gang rape of a trainee physiotherapist, the first verdict in a case that sparked debate over whether India was too soft on young offenders. (REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee)

Delhi court convicts four in fatal gang-rape case

10 September 2013

Nearly nine months after they was accused for the ghastly gang-rape of a 23-year-old female physiotherapy student in a moving bus in Delhi, Mukesh Singh, Pawan Gupta, Vinay Sharma and Akshay Thakur have been pronounced guilty of rape and murder by a fast-track court. The four accused were charged with gang rape, murder, attempt to murder, unnatural offences and destruction of evidence and dacoity among other offences. Scenes around today's conviction and previous year's protests over the rape case.