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Indian prosecutors seek death penalty for Delhi rapists

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Prosecutors sought the death sentence Wednesday for four men convicted over the "diabolical" gang rape and murder of a student on a New Delhi bus as the judge set sentencing for later this week. 

Indian youth protests outside the Saket Court complex in New Delhi on September 10, 2013. Indian prosecutors have sought the death sentence for four men convicted over the "diabolical" gang rape and murder of a student on a New Delhi bus as the judge set sentencing for later this week.

Judge Yogesh Khanna heard three hours of arguments from prosecution and defence lawyers in his court in the south of India's capital before announcing he would reserve his judgement until Friday afternoon.

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