Posted: Mar 10, 2013 9:41 PM
NEW DELHI - A senior Indian police official says the main suspect in the gang rape of a woman on a New Delhi bus has committed suicide in jail.
The police official at Tihar jail says Ram Singh killed himself on Monday. Singh was on trial on murder and rape charges.
The official spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak publicly on the matter.
Singh was accused of driving the bus on which a 23-year-old student was raped and fatally assaulted by a group of six men in December. The assault horrified Indians and set off national protests calling for better protection of women.
Do you have a tip, information about a breaking news story, or a story idea for 6 Investigates? Contact the KRIS 6 News Desk at 361-884-6666 or send us an email.
Look at photos and videos and share them!
| Desktop Weather
Current forecast, hurricane info, and much more!
|KRISTV.COM Mobile Website
Get KRISTV.com on your mobile or PDA!
|KRISTV.COM Mobile Apps
Get our mobile apps on your mobile or PDA!
See the latest winning numbers!
|6 News Team
Read about your favorite KRIS-TV personalities!
|FCC Online Public File
FCC Public File of Records, Reports, and more