India hanged 4 men convicted of gang raping and murdering a woman

Protesters called for death sentence against the suspects (December 2012).

NEW DELHI: India has today executed four men convicted of gang raping and murdering of a 23-year-old woman in a New Delhi bus in December 2012.

The four were hanged before dawn at Tihar Jail in the Indian capital.

The gang rape victim was repeatedly raped and tortured with a metal bar. The injuries were so severe that she died two weeks later.

The incident triggered a huge national angry protest in 2012. Protesters called for the four men to be executed.

The victims`s mother, who has been appealing for justice for more than seven years, said: ” justice has finally been done…If my daughter got justice, the entire country got justice”.

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