‘WITHOUT HER WE ARE LOST’: DEVASTATED PARENTS OF INDIAN GANG RAPE VICTIM SPEAK OF THEIR GRIEF AHEAD OF VERDICT IN FAST-TRACK TRIAL
The devastated father of the 23 year old student who died after being brutally gang-raped ona moving bus in New Delhi has described her as 'the hero' of her family. 'Without her we arelost,' said her grief-stricken father, 'I want them to hang.' The girl was savagely attackedwhen she boarded a bus with a male friend after a trip to the cinema on December 16. The buswas under the control of six men out for a joyride. In an hour-long ordeal, the girl wasrepeatedly rape and brutalized, and her male friend was beaten, until they were eventually dumped,naked and bleeding, onto the side of the road. She was flown to a hospital in Singapore fortreatment, but slipped into a coma and died on December 29.