A Look Back at the Delhi Gang Rape Case

December 16, 2012: A 23-year-old paramedical student was brutally gangraped in a moving bus in Delhi.

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December 23, 2012: Fast track court set up by Delhi high court to speed up the trial.

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December 26, 2012 : Victim is flown to Singapore for treatment at the Mount Elizabeth Hospital.

December 29, 2012 : The victim dies of her injuries in Singapore. PM Singh says he is deeply saddened by her death, and pledges to channel emotions surrounding the case into action. Six suspects are charged with murder after the victim’s death.

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January 3, 2013: The father of the victim demands that those responsible be hanged and calls for new legislation on sex crimes to be named in honor of his daughter. Five men are formally charged and a sixth accused was due to be tried separately in a juvenile court.

February 5, 2013: Trial begins

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March 11, 2013: Ram Singh found dead in his cell in Tihar jail

March 21, 2013: India approves a tougher new anti-rape law to punish sex crimes, including death for repeat rape offenders

August 22, 2013: Prosecution initiates final arguments

August 26, 2013: Prosecution concludes final arguments

August 27, 2013: Defence begins final arguments

August 31, 2013: Juvenile Justice Board holds minor guilty of rape and murder

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September 3, 2013: Trial ends

September 10, 2013: Court held the 4 remaining accused guilty of rape and murder


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