Reuters reports: The alleged ringleader in the gang-rape and death of a young Indian woman in December hanged himself in jail on Monday, officials said, a dramatic twist in a case that has provoked outrage across India.
Ram Singh's lawyer said his client had been composed and calm when he spoke to him on Friday and that there were other inmates in his cell in New Delhi's Tihar jail, raising questions about whether it was a suicide and how it could have gone unnoticed by staff in India's highest security prison. Read full story.
Previously on PhotoBlog:
- Women in India's 'rape capital' speak out
- Protests turn to mourning for gang-rape victim as India prepares for muted New Year's
- Police try to temper outrage over gang rape