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A brutal gang rape shocks India just days after violent Delhi rapists are given the death sentence

Ananya Bhattacharya
A brutal gang rape shocks India just days after violent Delhi rapists are given the death sentence

In December 2012, a brutal gang rape on a moving bus in the capital of India rocked the entire nation. Nine months later, four of the perpetrators—Vinay Sharma, Akshay Thakur, Pawan Gupta, and Mukesh Singh—were sentenced to death, but they appealed the decision. After almost five years of nationwide outrage, the Supreme Court upheld the…