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  • 3 sentenced to death by Delhi Court for gangraping 19-year-old girl

    Published on February 20, 2014

    A Delhi court on Wednesday awarded death penalty to three youths for abduction, gangrape and murder of a 19-year-old girl whose mutilated and decomposed body was recovered from a Haryana village in 2012.

    rape1After hearing the sentence, the three convicts pleaded for mercy but the court ignoring their demands, said that the case falls in the category of rarest of rare.

    The Delhi Police had earlier sought death penalty for convicts- Rahul, 27, Ravi and Vinod both 23 years old while the defence counsel had sought leniency for them, saying there was chance of their reformation.

    The court had on 13th February held the trio guilty of abduction, gangrape and murder.

    The three youths were arrested and booked for offences of kidnapping, unnatural sex, gangrape and murder of a girl on intervening night of February 9th and 10th, 2012.

    The court, however, had acquitted them of the charges of unnatural sex saying no such evidence was found against them.