Four convicts hanged to death in Tihar Jail


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Sandeep Goel, Director-General of Tihar jail, confirmed to reporters outside the prison that the four convicts had been hanged together at 5.30 a.m.

India was rocked by the brutal nature of the gangrape and murder in December 2012, which led to a major reform in rape laws. Tens of thousands of students took to the streets, putting pressure on the then UPA government to act swiftly.