India gang rape case

Associated Press
Protesters react as police officers use a water cannon to disperse them near the India Gate as they protest the gang rape and brutal beating of a 23-year-old student on a bus last week, in New Delhi, Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012. (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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