Gang rape suspects arrive at court
on 07/01/2013 08:26:55
Police have charged the men with murder, rape and other crimes which could bring them the death penalty. The crime caused nationwide outrage, leading to massive protests.
After today's hearing in New Delhi, Magistrate Namrita Aggarwal is expected to transfer their case to a fast-track court set up last week for their trial.
A sixth suspect who is 17 years old is expected to be tried in a juvenile court, where the maximum sentence would be three years in a reform facility.
Prosecutor Rajiv Mohan said last week that a DNA test confirmed that the blood of the victim matched bloodstains found on the clothes of all the accused.