India

Indian Courts Ban Media Coverage of Gang Rape Trial

Arguments started in the court room immediately, with lawyers trying to persuade other lawyers not to represent the defendants

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One of India's most hotly debated criminal cases of recent memory went to trial Monday in a Delhi court, but TV cameras and other media won't get to cover it.

The six suspects – who are accused of gang-raping and assaulting a young woman in a moving bus on Dec. 16 leading to the victim's eventual death – were brought to court under heavy police security.