New Delhi: A fast-track court today framed charges against the five men accused of gangraping a young woman in a moving bus on December 16, 2012. Watch: Court frames charges against the five Delhi gangrape accused
Justice Yogendra Khanna framed the charges under 13 sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).
The next hearing will begin on Tuesday (February 5).
The accused have been charged with murder, gangrape, unnatural offence, destruction of evidence, attempt to murder, kidnapping, causing hurt while committing robbery, dacoity with murder, and common intent among others.
The Juvenile Justice Board declared the sixth accused a minor last month, and his case will be heard by the board.
The five accused are Ram Singh, a bus driver, and his brother Mukesh, Pawan Gupta, a fruit seller, Vinay Sharma, a gym instructor, and Akshay Thakur, a bus cleaner. They are currently lodged in Tihar Jail.