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Indian women carry their children as they march during a protest to mourn the death of a gang rape victim in New Delhi, India, Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013. India's top court said it will decide whether to suspend lawmakers facing sexual assault charges as thousands of women gathered at the memorial to independence leader Mohandas K. Gandhi to demand stronger protection for their safety. The writing on the sign in foreground reads " Daughter-in-law, daughter, mother are the ones who decide the fate of the family."(AP Photo/ Dar Yasin)

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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.