Delhi Gangrape: Juvenile charged with rape and murder
New Delhi- Gangrape and murder charges were on Thursday ordered to be framed by a juvenile justice board against the minor accused of brutally raping along with five adults a 23-year-old girl in a moving bus in Delhi on December 16. The Delhi braveheard had died on December 29, 2012 in a Singapore hospital as a result of the grievous injuries she had suffered when she was brutally raped.
If convicted, he faces a maximum of three years in a reform facility.
Finding prima facie evidence against the 17-year-old juvenile, Principal Magistrate Geetanjali Goel ordered framing of charges under various provisions of the IPC dealing with gangrape, murder, kidnapping, unnatural offences, attempt to murder, dacoity, destruction of evidence and conspiracy. The Board has now fixed the case on March 6 for recording of evidence. PTI