On average, nearly 90 rapes are reported in the country every day. Activists say that data on crimes against women is often the tip of the iceberg.
Uttar Pradesh state police rushed to cremate the body of the victim without the family’s consent and insist the woman was not raped.
The victim in the Hathras case belonged to the Dalit community, considered lowest in the caste hierarchy.
The investigating officer blaming the survivor for being out late at night, and without a man, intensified the anger.
They reportedly waited in line outside her hotel room.
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Four of the students have already been charged with gang sexual assault in connection to a different incident.
The man, who was 14 at the time, was raped by five prisoners after a guard led him to a private cell during a judge-ordered visit in the 70s.
The fraternity was suspended the first time after an alleged sexual assault at a "New Year's in July" party.
Brandon Banks is accused of participating in the gang rape of an unconscious woman four years ago and has since preached to students about consent. The former Vanderbilt football player entered a not-guilty plea at the start of his trial yesterday.
People are comparing the brutal murder of a 23-year-old woman from Sonipat to the infamous 2012 Delhi bus rape.