Jyoti Singh Pandey: New details about the accused

New details about the accused emerge as their first day of trial nears.  Most of the six accused lived in the same slum area of the capital city, Ravi Dass, and locals have said they are being targeted by the police because of it.  Income inequality is a literally growing problem in India and so are the social norms and ills associated with any urban, underprivileged area in the world.  

        

 

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