5 Get Life In Jail For Raping Danish Woman

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New Delhi: Five men convicted for raping a 52-year-old Danish tourist in Delhi 2014 have been sentenced to life imprisonment.

On Monday, the five were found guilty of the rape, kidnapping, and robbery of the Danish woman, who was attacked at knife-point while she was returning to her hotel in central Delhi.

The convicts — Mahendra alias Ganja (27), Mohd Raja (23), Raju (24), Arjun (22), Raju Chakka (23) — were present in the court when the order was announced.

Three others charged for the attack are being tried separately under the juvenile justice system. A ninth accused, an adult, died before the trial ended. The Danish woman, travelling alone, had come to Delhi after visiting the Taj Mahal. She had approached a group of men for directions.

 

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