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Two in Delhi rape to plead innocent

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Two of the five men accused of gang-raping and murdering a 23-year-old woman in a moving bus in New Delhi last month will plead not guilty to all charges, a lawyer said Tuesday. 

Indian students shout slogans against spiritual guru Asharam, who said the victim of a gang-rape last month could have averted the crime by begging for mercy, during a protest in New Delhi on January 8, 2013. Two of the five men accused of gang-raping and murdering a 23-year-old woman in a moving bus in New Delhi last month will plead not guilty to all charges, a lawyer said Tuesday.

"They will plead not guilty to all charges," M.L. Sharma, who says he represents Mukesh Singh and Akshay Thakur, told AFP. "Nothing has been proven yet."

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