Seven sentenced to death for horrific gang rape in India

BACKsnoozeSeven men have been sentenced to death for the violent and brutal rape and murder of a Nepalese woman in February. The judge awarded the sentence saying the men should be hanged to death.

The victim, age 28, who was under treatment for depression went missing in Haryana state. Three days later her body was found in a field. An autopsy revealed that she was gang-raped and stones, blades and sticks were forced into her. The doctor who carried out the post mortem said he had ‘never seen such a horrific case’.

An eighth accused attacker who is a minor is being tried in juvenile court. A ninth suspect committed suicide after his arrest.