6 Indian men get life in prison for rape, robbery of Swiss tourist

By Agence France-Presse
Saturday, July 20, 2013 16:31 EDT
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Indian police escort the gang-rape suspects to court in Datia, in central Madhya Pradesh state, on March 18, 2013.
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Six men accused in the gang-rape and robbery of a 39-year-old Swiss woman cyclist holidaying in India were sentenced to life terms Saturday by a court in central India.

“All the accused have been convicted and we are satisfied with the judgement,” said the public prosecutor in the case, Rajendra Tiwari, after the ruling, the Press Trust of India and other local media reported.

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