Sanjoy Majumder
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India rules out death penalty for rape

A commission set up to suggest reforms to India's rape laws, after last month's gang rape of a student, has called for faster trials.

The panel, led by former chief justice JS Verma, also recommended longer sentences - but not the death penalty.

Sanjoy Majumder reports from Delhi.

  • 23 Jan 2013
  • From the section India
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