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India Remembers Gang Rape Victim

Suspects Arrested

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Suspects Arrested

Five Indian men were formally charged in court on Jan. 3 with the gang rape and murder of the female physiotherapy student. Murder carries the death penalty in India. A sixth accused is under 18 and is due to be tried separately in a juvenile court.

The deadly gang rape of a 23-year-old woman in India on Dec. 16 set off street protests and vigils, and led to the arrests of five men and one teenager.