TNI Bureau: A fast-track court in New Delhi on Saturday framed charges against five accused in the brutal Delhi gangrape of the 23-year-old para-medical student. Five accused were charged with 13 offences under various sections of the Indian penal Code (IPC).
The accused have been charged with gangrape, murder, destruction of evidence, criminal conspiracy, dacoity, unnatural sex and common intent. The trial will begin on February 5.
Meanwhile, the sixth accused in the case has been declared a minor by the Juveline Justice Board and he will now be tried under the Juvenile Justice laws.
Five accused have been charged under the following sections:
Section 365 – Kidnapping or abducting with intent secretly and wrongfully to confine person
Section 376(2)g – Gangrape
Section 377 – Unnatural sex
Section 307 – Attempt to murder
Section 394 – Voluntarily causing hurt in committing robber
Section 395 – punishment for dacoity
Section 396 – Dacoity with murder
Section 397 – Robbery or dacoity with serious weapon causing severe injury
Section 412 – Dishonestly receiving property stolen
Section 201 – Destruction of evidence
Section 120B – Criminal conspiracy
Section 34 – Common intent
Section 302 – Murder