Protests escalate in India over gang-rape and murder of woman

MPs speak out in parliament and demonstrators take to streets over killing of 27-year-old vetOutrage has continued to grow in India over the gang-rape and murder of a 27-year-old woman, with protesters taking to the streets and politicians...

Protests escalate in India over gang-rape and murder of woman

MPs speak out in parliament and demonstrators take to streets over killing of 27-year-old vet

Outrage has continued to grow in India over the gang-rape and murder of a 27-year-old woman, with protesters taking to the streets and politicians calling for the offenders to be “lynched”.

Several MPs spoke out in parliament on Monday against the killing last week of the veterinary doctor in Hyderabad. Four men allegedly deflated her scooter tyres to leave her stranded then approached her appearing to offer to help. It is alleged she was dragged to an abandoned area by the roadside where she was gang-raped, asphyxiated to death and her body set alight and dumped.

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