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Indian students participate in a candlelight vigil to mark the passing of a month since a gang rape of a 23-year-old student in a bus, in New Delhi, India, Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013. The bus rape has drawn protests and intense media attention. Rapes have become front-page news nearly every day across the country, with demands that police do more to protect women and that the courts treat sexual violence seriously.in New Delhi, India , Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013. (AP Photo/Saurabh Das)

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India gang rape case

January 8, 2013

Indian police confirmed that Ram Singh, one of the men on trial for his alleged involvement in the gang rape and fatal beating of a woman aboard a New Delhi bus committed suicide in an Indian jail Mar. 11, but his lawyer and family allege he was killed.

The trial of five men charged with gang-raping and murdering a young woman on a bus in New Delhi opened on Feb. 5, 2013.