Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations,® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

Indian teen gets three years for gang rape

An Indian teenager - seen here with his head covered - has been sentenced to three years in jail for his role in a brutal gang rape and murder last December. The 17-year-old - one of six charged in a case that shocked this country - was handed the sentence in a New Delhi juvenile court. The mother of the 23-year-old victim criticised the verdict, saying the teen deserved to be hanged. (SOUNDBITE) (Hindi) MOTHER OF DELHI GANG RAPE VICTIM, SAYING: "By not punishing this teenager, this verdict is encouraging other teenagers to indulge in such acts and does not provide any safety to girls." The attack has sparked massive protests across India, where activists say sexual assaults against women are rampant. In this case, police say the gang raped and beat the victim - a physiotherapy student - on a Delhi bus late last year. They threw her onto the highway after raping her. She died two weeks later from her injuries. The remaining defendants are

© DailyMotion -

Comment on this article!
To post a comment, we encourage you to become a member of® or log in if you are already a member. You can still post your commentwithout registering, but you will need to fill your personal information each time.

Become a member (free)   |   Log in

Postings are subject to the terms and conditions of®. Before submitting your message , you must read the Terms and conditions of® and agree to them by checking the box below.
Your name:
  I have read and agree to the Terms and conditions of®.
Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter