Delhi gang-rape: Juvenile's case begins March 6

Last Updated: Thu, Feb 28, 2013 11:45 hrs

New Delhi: The Juvenile Justice Board here Thursday decided to start from March 6 an inquiry against a minor accused in the Delhi gang-rape under charges of murder, gang-rape, kidnapping and robbery.

The juvenile faces charges under the same 13 sections of the Indian Penal Code that were slapped on the other five accused whose trial is being held in a fast track court at Saket.

A 23-year-old trainee physiotherapist was brutally gang-raped on a moving bus Dec 16, 2012. She died in a Singapore hospital Dec 29, 2012.

The five accused, other than the juvenile, are: bus driver Ram Singh, his brother Mukesh, fruit seller Pawan Gupta, gym instructor Vinay Sharma, and bus cleaner Akshay Thakur.

The charges were framed against the five Feb 2 in the fast track court. They are currently in judicial custody.

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