Delhi Court convicts four in Buddha Jayanti rape case

Harpreet Singh and Satyender Singh have been found guilty of raping a 17-year-old student of a Delhi University college while two others -- Kuldeep Singh and Manish Kumar -- were convicted for helping them in commission of the offence.

Additional Sessions Judge S K Saravaria posted the matter for hearing on August 22 on the quantum of sentence against the accused.

The four convicts have been found guilty under sections 394 (robbery), 366 (kidnapping) and 34 (common intention) of the IPC.

Harpreet and Satyender have also been convicted for gang rape under Section 376(2)(g) of the IPC.

The victim, 17, who had gone with her boyfriend Ashish to the park near Rashtrapati Bhavan on October 6, 2003, was raped by Harpreet and Satyender while the other two accused Kuldeep and Manish kept a watch.

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