Production warrant issued against five gang-rape accused

Last Updated: Sat, Jan 05, 2013 12:10 hrs

New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) Taking cognizance of the chargesheet in the Delhi gang-rape and murder case, a Delhi court Saturday issued a production warrant against five of the six accused. One of the accused is a minor lodged in a juvenile home.

Metropolitan Magistrate Namrita Aggarwal issued a production warrant against the five accused for Jan 7.

Police filed the chargesheet against the five accused Jan 3.

The accused - bus driver Ram Singh, his brother Mukesh, fruit seller Pawan Gupta, gym instructor Vinay Sharma and bus cleaner Akshay Thakur - are lodged in Delhi's Tihar Jail.

They have been charged with murder, gang-rape, unnatural offence, destruction of evidence, attempt to murder, kidnapping, causing hurt while committing robbery and dacoity.

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