Delhi gangrape prime accused commits 'suicide' in jail

Last Updated: Mon, Mar 11, 2013 04:43 hrs

New Delhi: One of the men accused in the gangrape of a medical student in a moving bus in Delhi last December, has allegedly committed suicide at Tihar Jail.

Ram Singh was the bus-driver in which the 23-year-old paramedical student was raped on December 16 last year.

He reportedly hanged himself in Jail Number 3, at around 5 this morning.

The 23-year-old student was raped, beaten and tortured by six men in South Delhi area.

Prosecutors alleged that the six accused, five men and one youth, attacked a trainee physiotherapist and her friend on a bus as they returned home from watching a movie at around 9 p.m.

The victim later died of internal injuries in a Singapore hospital two weeks later.

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