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Indian court upholds death sentences over horrific 2012 gang-rape

NEW DELHI: India's top court on Monday upheld death sentences for three men convicted over the notorious 2012 gang-rape and murder of a woman that sparked national protests and soul-searching. Jyoti Singh, a physiotherapy student, was raped and left for dead by a gang of five men and a teenager on a bus in the Indian capital New Delhi in December 2012. The 23-year-old woman, on course to be the first professional in the family, was coming home from the cinema with a male friend. The six-strong gang beat the man…