India gang-rape victim was to marry in February: neighbors

Agence France-Presse

Posted at Dec 30 2012 12:14 PM | Updated as of Dec 30 2012 08:14 PM

NEW DELHI, India - The murdered victim of a gang-rape in New Delhi was to marry her boyfriend who was injured in the same attack, neighbors who attended her funeral said on Sunday.

"They had made all the wedding preparations and had planned a wedding party in Delhi," Meena Rai, who had been shopping with the victim for wedding outfits, told AFP.

Usha Rai, who was also present for the cremation ceremony, added: "We know that she was going to get married in February."

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