Lawyer: India Rape Suspect Is a Minor

A suspect in the December gang rape and killing of a young woman on a New Delhi bus was to appear Tuesday at a hearing intended to determine whether he is a juvenile and therefore ineligible for the death penalty, according to defense lawyers in the case. The suspect, who is not being identified by The Associated Press because he says he is 17, would face three years in a reform facility if convicted as a juvenile. A conviction as an adult could bring the death penalty. The hearing...Full Story
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