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Police charge 5 in New Delhi gang rape case

By Agencies in New Delhi ( China Daily ) Updated: 2013-01-04 08:14:39

17-year-old sixth suspect to be tried in juvenile court

Authorities filed rape and murder charges on Thursday against five men accused of the gang rape of a 23-year-old university student on a New Delhi bus, a crime that horrified Indians and provoked a national debate about the treatment of women.

Police said they plan to push for the death penalty in the case, as government officials promised new measures to protect women in the nation's capital.

Police charge 5 in New Delhi gang rape case

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