India gang rape case

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Indian students participate in a candlelight vigil to mark the passing of a month since a gang rape of a 23-year-old student in a bus, in New Delhi, India, Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013. The bus rape has drawn protests and intense media attention. Rapes have become front-page news nearly every day across the country, with demands that police do more to protect women and that the courts treat sexual violence seriously.in New Delhi, India , Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013. (AP Photo/Saurabh Das)

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Indian police confirmed that Ram Singh, one of the men on trial for his alleged involvement in the gang rape and fatal beating of a woman aboard a New Delhi bus committed suicide in an Indian jail Mar. 11, but his lawyer and family allege he was killed.

The trial of five men charged with gang-raping and murdering a young woman on a bus in New Delhi opened on Feb. 5, 2013.

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