India gang rape case

Associated Press
Stranded people watch as a protester shouts slogans during a protest in New Delhi, India, Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012. The hours-long gang-rape and near fatal beating of a 23-year-old physical therapy student in a bus in New Delhi triggered outrage and anger across the country Wednesday as Indians demanded action from authorities who have long ignored persistent violence and harassment against women. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)

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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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