Six men have been convicted over the notorious 2018 gang rape and murder in India of an eight-year-old girl from a Muslim nomadic tribe.

The men escaped the death sentence, however, with three defendants given life imprisonment and the others five years in jail.

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The girl was abducted while she was out grazing horses and taken to a village. Lasting five days, she was sedated and held in a Hindu temple, repeatedly raped and then strangled to death.

-Noah Harte