Six accused charged with sexual assault, murder in Nirbhaya case
The gang-rape incident had triggered outrage and protests across the country.
She subsequently came to be known as Nirbhaya, the fearless.
All the six accused were arrested and charged with sexual assault and murder.
While one of the accused hanged himself in prison, another accused - a juvenile then - was given the maximum sentence of three years' imprisonment in a reform facility.
The other four accused in the case
The other four accused were found guilty of rape and murder and later sentenced to death. The incident of gang rape was widely condemned. Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal also remembered Nirbhaya and pledged to ensure a strong struggle for women safety "despite all hurdles".
'Only way to keep Nirbhaya alive is to ensure women-safety'
Six years ago on this day one of the most brutal and worst crime was committed in the history of Delhi. Only way to keep the brave Nirbhaya alive in our minds is to ensure a strong struggle for women safety despite all hurdles in our way