Activists hold placards during a protest against the alleged rape and murder of a girl. Photo: AFP Activists hold placards during a protest against the alleged rape and murder of a girl. Photo: AFP
Activists hold placards during a protest against the alleged rape and murder of a girl. Photo: AFP
India

India orders judicial inquiry into rape, murder of 9-year-old girl

  • Four men have been arrested after the girl was allegedly killed and cremated on Sunday, in an incident which sparked days of protests
  • The safety of women and girls has been a major political issue in India since the 2012 gang-rape and murder of a student on a bus in Delhi

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Activists hold placards during a protest against the alleged rape and murder of a girl. Photo: AFP Activists hold placards during a protest against the alleged rape and murder of a girl. Photo: AFP
Activists hold placards during a protest against the alleged rape and murder of a girl. Photo: AFP
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