Main suspect in Delhi gang-rape found dead

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The number of tourists visiting India has reportedly dropped by 35% following the increasing sexual violence against women.

The number of tourists visiting India has reportedly dropped by 35% following the increasing sexual violence against women.

India - One of the accused in the fatal gang-rape of a 23-year-old student in New Delhi has allegedly committed suicide.

Indian prison officials say Ram Singh was found dead in his cell at Tihar jail. 

Singh reportedly committed suicide by hanging himself.

He was the driver of the bus in which the medical student was raped and her male friend was brutally attacked last December.

The student later died from her injuries.

The attack sparked violent protests across the country.

Singh and five others, including a juvenile,  were arrested for the crime.

They have been charged with murder, rape, robbery and kidnapping.