India executes men for the brutal gang rape in 2012

Four men have been executed for gang rape and killing of a student in India in 2012. It reports to the BBC on the night of Friday Danish time. the Case arou

India executes men for the brutal gang rape in 2012

Four men have been executed for gang rape and killing of a student in India in 2012. It reports to the BBC on the night of Friday Danish time. the Case arou

Ann McDonald
Ann McDonald
20 mart 2020 Friday 00:00
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India executes men for the brutal gang rape in 2012

Four men have been executed for gang rape and killing of a student in India in 2012.

It reports to the BBC on the night of Friday Danish time.

the Case aroused at the time international attention and sparked large-scale popular protests on the grounds of its brutality.

the Victim for the rape, the 23-year-old female student Jyoti Singh, died, two weeks after the men had attacked and raped her on the shift in a bus in New Delhi in december 2012.

the Men tortured the young woman with an iron rod while the bus drove around the streets of the indian capital. Singh was thrown out from the bus after 45 minutes with extensive internal injuries.

She died of her injuries 13 days later in a hospital in Singapore.

- Our daughter has finally got justice. I thank the judiciary and the government, says Jyoti Singh's mother, Asha Devi, after the executions, according to the news agency dpa.

the Six men were convicted guilty of the abuse. One of them committed suicide in prison, while another was released after spending three years in a borstal.

It writes the AFP news agency.

the Men were in 2013 sentenced to death by hanging, and in 2017 upheld India's supreme court judgment. Ago was the executions, however, time and time again deferred.

In 2017 called kvindeaktivisten Ranjana Kumari acceptance a historical judgment.

- the Judgment sends a historic message to all perpetrators of violence against women, that they can expect the highest punishment in this country, if they do something similar, she said to the indian news channel NDTV, according to news agency Reuters.

the Rape was provoked at the time huge protests and anger in India, where violence and harassment of women is a major problem. The case put the global focus on India's treatment of women.

Updated: 20.03.2020 00:00
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