Delhi gangrape case: Cross-examination in progress, says defence lawyer

New Delhi, Feb. 19 (ANI): Defence counsel for two of the five accused in the barbaric Delhi gangrape case, A. P. Singh on Tuesday said that the cross examination of the key witnesses in the case are going on smoothly.

"The manager of the bus, in which the incident took place, the doctors who examined the accused and the other complainant and the other doctor who collected the samples for preservation, have been cross examined," said A. P. Singh, while speaking to mediapersons outside the court complex at Saket here.

The trial of the five men opened on February 5 with closed-door testimony from the victim's friend who was also attacked, appearing in court in a wheelchair, still bearing the scars of injuries from his beating.

The girl was repeatedly raped, tortured and the couple were severely beaten before being thrown on the road from a moving bus in South Delhi area in the night of December 16 last year.

The victim later died of internal injuries in a Singapore hospital two weeks later. (ANI)