Body of gang-rape victim arrives in India

New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) A special plane carrying the body of the 23-year-old gang-raped physiotherapist intern arrived in India from Singapore early Sunday.

The chartered Air India plane touched down at Delhi airport around 4 a.m. The parents of the woman were also accompanying the body.

Earlier in Singapore, the body was embalmed after a post-mortem and placed in a special casket for being flown to India.

The woman was tortured and gang-raped by six men on Dec 16. She was in Safdarjung Hospital for 10 days before being flown to Singapore for treatment when her condition deteriorated. She died early Saturday.


Updated Date: Dec 30, 2012 06:15 AM

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