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Gang-rape victim's father urges change in India law

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The father of an Indian student who died after being gang-raped on a bus has called for changes in the law to allow a teenage suspect to be tried as an adult, local media reported. 

People protest in New Delhi on January 27, 2013 against last month's gang rape and murder of a student in the capital. The father of the vctim has called for changes in the law to allow a teenage suspect to be tried as an adult, local media reported.

The father of the 23-year-old victim said he was shocked that a court ruled that the sixth suspect in the deadly gang-rape case would be tried as a juvenile, facing a maximum prison term of three years if convicted.

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