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.