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A court in New Delhi convicted four men Tuesday in the vicious gang rape that resulted in the death of a young woman on a bus. The December attack set off waves of protests and gave voice to years of anger over the treatment of women.

The men, convicted on all the counts against them, including rape and murder, now face the possibility of hanging. The sentences are expected to be handed down Wednesday.

Reading out his verdict, Judge Yogesh Khanna said the men had committed “murder of a helpless person.”

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