Danish woman rape case: Five accused found guilty

| Monday, June 6, 2016 - 12:59
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Danish woman rape case: Five accused found guilty

New Delhi: A Delhi Court on Monday gave its verdict in the 2014 Danish gang-rape case. Five accused were found guilty by the Tis Hazari court. Court to hear arguments on quantum of sentence on June 9.
Nine men, including three juveniles were accused of raping the 52-year-old Danish woman in central Delhi.
Additional sessions judge Ramesh Kumar, earlier on May 26, fixed the matter for judgement after he concluded hearing final arguments of both the Delhi Police and the defence counsel.
While the prosecution submitted all evidence, the defence counsel claimed his clients are innocent.
Arjun, Raju alias Chhakka, Mohammad Raja, Mahendra alias Ganja, Raju alias Bajji and Shyam Lal were accused of robbing and raping the Danish woman at knife-point near New Delhi railway station in January 2014 after she sought directions to her hotel in Paharganj area.
Shyam Lal had died in February in the Tihar jail and proceedings against him in the case were abated.
The three minors are also facing proceedings before the Juvenile Justice Board in the case. 

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