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Main accused in Delhi gang rape hangs himself in jail -TV

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NEW DELHI, March 11 (Reuters) - The driver of the bus in which a young Indian woman was gang-raped and murdered three months ago hanged himself in New Delhi's Tihar jail on Monday, TV news reports said.

Ram Singh was the main accused of five men and a juvenile who were put on trial for the attack on the 23-year-old trainee physiotherapist. The assault triggered nationwide protests and an intense debate about rampant crime against women in India.

(Reporting by John Chalmers; Editing by Raju Gopalakrishnan)

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