India's Supreme Court considers petition to transfer rape trial




 
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India's Supreme Court considers petition to transfer rape trial
 
January 21st, 2013  
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India's Supreme Court considers petition to transfer rape trial
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's Supreme Court will hear a petition on Tuesday by one of the five men charged with the gang rape and murder of a student in a bus to shift the case out of the capital on grounds that the atmosphere was too surcharged to ensure a fair trial. Last month's assault on the 23-year-old woman on a New Delhi bus triggered an outpouring of anger and grief and calls for swift punishment for the five men and a juvenile who will be y tried separately. ...




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