Delhi gang-rape case accused commits 'suicide' in Tihar

Last Updated: Mon, Mar 11, 2013 02:35 hrs

New Delhi: Ram Singh, one of the prime accused in the gruesome December 16 gang-rape of a 23-year-old girl in a moving bus, allegedly committed suicide in the Tihar Jail this morning.

The incident took place in Jail No 3 at around 5 am and Singh, the driver of the bus in which the girl was raped, was found hanging, jail sources said.

Singh was arrested soon after the December 16 incident from near his home in R K Puram.

The girl was raped in the bus by him and his five associates, including a minor, in south Delhi after brutally beating her and also her male friend. The girl died in a Singapore hospital on December 29.

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