(NEW DELHI) — A 23-year-old woman died on Saturday due to injuries from a gang rape last week, and six men connected to the rape in New Delhi will now face murder charges, reports the BBC.
The female victim was transferred from a Delhi hospital to a specialist in Singapore and passed away on Saturday.
According to the BBC, there are hundreds of armed police and riot troops on patrol in Delhi to monitor public protests over the rape victim’s death.
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