New Delhi: A court in New Delhi on Monday convicted five men on charges of raping a Danish woman in 2014. Additional Sessions Judge Ramesh Kumar held the five guilty and set June 9 for hearing arguments on the quantum of sentence.
Arjun, Raju alias Chhakka, Mohammad Raja, Mahendra alias Ganja, Raju alias Bajji and Shyam Lal were accused of robbing and raping the Danish woman at knife point near the New Delhi railway station in January 2014 after she sought directions to her hotel in Paharganj area.
Shyam Lal died in February in the Tihar Jail here and proceedings against him were quashed. Three minors are facing proceedings before the Juvenile Justice Board in the case.
Police said the accused were vagabonds who took the woman to an isolated spot near the Divisional Railway Officers' Club, snatched her belongings and raped her.