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India Gang Rape Convicts Sentenced to Death

Friday’s decision is death for the four men—Pawan Gupta, Vinay Sharma, Mukesh Singh, Akshay Thakur—convicted of gang raping and murdering a young woman in December 2012 in New Delhi, India. NPR reporters say the announcement by the presiding judge, “took all of 90 seconds.” Reportedly, one of the four sentenced, 20-year-old Vinay Sharma, “shrieked and slumped,” and cheers were heard …

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