Police detain demonstrators during a protest against the release of a juvenile rape convict
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Release of youngest Delhi gang rapist causes widespread protests

Police have broken up a protest in Delhi against the release of one of those involved in the fatal gang-rape of a student on a bus in 2012.

The man has served the maximum prison term available under India's juvenile court system. Four adult convicts in the case are appealing against death sentences. A fifth died in prison.

The brutal attack on the young woman, who subsequently died of her injuries, led to outrage in India sparking a debate on the treatment of women in the country.

The BBC's Sanjoy Majumder reports from Delhi.

  • 20 Dec 2015
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