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Latest News Wires Judge bans media from courtroom in India gang-rape case

The media was banned from attending a pre-trial hearing in India of five men accused for raping and killing a young woman. The gang-rape case has garnered global media attention and spawned protests across in India.

(AP Photo/Saurabh Das)

An Indian magistrate ruled Monday that the media will not be allowed to attend pre-trial hearings or the trial of the five men accused of raping and killing a young student in the Indian capital, a police official said.