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Suspects arrive at court for Delhi gang rape trial

AP  New Delhi, January 24, 2013
First Published: 12:37 IST(24/1/2013) | Last Updated: 22:00 IST(24/1/2013)

Five men accused in the fatal gang rape of a young woman on a New Delhi bus have arrived at a special fast-track court for the start of their trial.


The court is expected to hear opening arguments Thursday as the rape and murder trial gets underway.

A sixth suspect claims to be a juvenile and is expected to be tried in a juvenile court.

Weeks of protests following the attack last month prompted the government to set up the special court to deal swiftly with crimes against women.

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