2012 Delhi Gang Rape Convicts Sentenced to 10 Years
Four death row convicts in December 16, 2012 Delhi gangrape case are sentenced to 10 years each in jail by Patiala House Court today. Additional Sessions Judge Reetesh Singh, on Thursday, convicted Akshay Kumar Singh, Mukesh, Pawan Gupta and Vinay Sharma for offences under various sections of the IPC, including sections 395 (dacoity) and 365 (kidnapping or abducting with intent secretly and wrongfully to confine a person). Six persons, including a juvenile, had beaten up and robbed a carpenter before raping and brutally assaulting a 23-year-old girl, Jyoti Singh Pandey in a moving bus in south Delhi on December 16, 2012. The victim had died in a Singapore hospital on December 29, 2012.