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Riots, strikes as India rape accused killed in custody

SHIMLA, India: A man accused of the gang rape and murder of a girl in northern India has been killed in police custody, an official said Thursday, sparking angry riots in the usually tranquil Himalayan region. Hundreds of protesters furious over the police handling of the case chanted “we want justice” in the popular tourist hill resort of Shimla, with ...

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Man arrested over brutal rape, murder of Indian schoolgirl

SHIMLA, India: Indian police Thursday (Jul 13) arrested a key suspect in the gang rape and murder of a teenage girl near the hill resort of Shimla, shocking a small community where such brutal violence is rare. The discovery of the 16-year-old’s bruised and naked body has triggered outpourings of grief and anger in Himachal Pradesh, a northern state with ...

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