Jyoti Singh Pandey

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Teen Dead: Alleged Rapist Accused of Assaulting Her Again

Second such case in India this month

(Newser) - Cops in India said a woman who was abducted and raped earlier this month in Bhiwani was likely the victim of the same five men who gang-raped her three years ago and were out on bail. Now, echos of that case in another: CNN reports a 14-year-old Delhi girl has...

Delhi Rape Victim's Mom Makes Brave Announcement

'Her name was Jyoti'

(Newser) - Three years to the day after her daughter received fatal injuries during a brutal gang rape in Delhi, Asha Singh told a crowd that she wanted the world to know her daughter's name. "I feel no shame in naming my daughter. I say this in front of you...

India Gang-Rape Trial Takes Surprise Turn

One defendant now admits he was on bus

(Newser) - With a verdict in the Delhi gang rape case that outraged India just weeks away, one defendant has broken ranks to admit that he was on the bus where a young woman was raped and thrown from the vehicle with fatal injuries. Mukesh Singh—brother of the alleged ringleader who...

Delhi Rape Suspect Found Dead in Cell

Alleged ringleader in bus attack hanged himself, police say

(Newser) - The alleged ringleader in the gang-rape case that sparked protests across India has been found hanged in his cell. Police say Ram Singh, who allegedly drove the bus on which 23-year-old physiotherapist Jyoti Singh Pandey was raped and fatally injured, hanged himself with his own clothes in New Delhi's...

India Gang-Rape Suspect to Face Just 3 Years

Court declares him a juvenile

(Newser) - A suspect in the fatal gang-rape of a young woman in New Delhi last month was a juvenile at the time of the attack, a court ruled today. A magistrate reportedly announced the decision after going over school documents that showed him to have been born on June 4, 1995—...

Gang Rape Victim's Dad: Her Name Is Jyoti

Says other victims 'will find strength from my daughter'

(Newser) - She is faceless and nameless, known only as "victim." But the father of the Indian woman who died after a brutal gang rape that stunned a nation is speaking out, and tells the Sunday Mirror that she is Jyoti Singh Pandey. “We want the world to know...

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