India: Six suspects over gang-rape charged with murder

Six suspects held in India in connection with a  gnag rape  are reported to have been  charged with murder. 

The victim was brought to Mount Elizabeth Hospital on Thursday for treatment, in very critical condition. 

Her condition took a turn for the worse late on Friday night and she died about 4.45 on Saturday morning.

If convicted. the six suspects  will face the death penalty.

A police spokesman in Neww Delhi said a strong case against them is being prepared.

Meanwhile people  across India  have been  on the streets to mourn the death of the 23-year-old student. 

Police said they would allow people to hold peaceful demonstrations only in 

Some areas and hundreds of policemen have been deployed to prevent any violence