Indian gang rape suspect, Vinay Sharma, ‘attacked in prison’


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The Independent Online

One of the suspects in a brutal gang rape of a student in India is in a criticial condition after being attacked and poisoned in prison, his lawyer says.

Vinay Sharma was rushed to a hospital in New Delhi with chest injuries after he was “beaten up and thrashed” by other inmates, his lawyer, AP Singh told AFP.

Sharma is one of four men and a teenager on trial for the fatal gang rape, robbery and murder of a student on a Delhi bus in December.