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Netflix dramatises notorious India gang rape murder case

Nearly 40,000 rape cases were reported in India in 2016, but activists say that is just the tip of the iceberg AFP/SAJJAD HUSSAIN MUMBAI: Filmmaker Richie Mehta was at first reluctant to make Netflix’s latest Indian series, documenting the aftermath of the notorious gang-rape and murder of an Indian student that made global headlines. Jyoti Singh, a 23-year-old physiotherapy student, was violently raped and assaulted and left for dead by five men and a teenager on a bus in New Delhi in December 2012. Advertisement The horrific crime shone an international spotlight on India’s high levels of sexual violence, […]

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