Delhi court holds five guilty in Danish woman gangrape case, arguments on quantum of sentence on June 9

Nine men, including three juveniles were accused of gang-raping and robbing a 52-year-old Danish woman in central Delhi in 2014.

Updated: Jun 06, 2016, 11:25 AM IST
Delhi court holds five guilty in Danish woman gangrape case, arguments on quantum of sentence on June 9
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New Delhi: A Delhi court on Monday held five persons guilty in the case of 52-year-old Danish woman who was allegedly gangraped by nine people, including three juveniles two years back.

The court has fixed June 9 for hearing arguments on the quantum of sentence to be awarded to the five accused held guilty.

Nine men, including three juveniles were accused of gang-raping and robbing the Danish woman in central Delhi in 2014.

Additional Sessions Judge Ramesh Kumar heard the final arguments of Delhi Police and defence counsel and held guilty five out of nine suspects in the gangrape case. 

While the prosecution submitted that all evidence nails the accused, the defence counsel claimed his clients are innocent.

Arjun, Raju alias Chhakka, Mohammad Raja, Mahendra alias Ganja, Raju alias Bajji and Shyam Lal were accused of robbing and raping the Danish woman at knife-point near New Delhi railway station in January 2014 after she sought directions to her hotel in Paharganj area.

Shyam Lal died in February in the Tihar jail here and proceedings against him in the case were abated.

The three minors are also facing proceedings before the Juvenile Justice Board in the case.