V.K. Anand, defence lawyer for Ram Singh
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'Foul play' in India rape case death

The lawyer for one of the men accused of the rape and murder of a passenger on a bus in Delhi in December - who has been found dead in prison - raises suspicions over his death.

One of the men accused of the rape and murder of a passenger on a bus in Delhi in December has died in prison.

Officials said Ram Singh, the bus driver described as the main suspect, used a blanket to hang himself in a cell he shared with three other prisoners.

V.K. Anand, a defence lawyer for Ram Singh, told reporters outside the prison that he believed the death was suspicious.

  • 11 Mar
  • From the section Asia