Outrage over ruling on ‘brutal’ gang rape of teen girl

A 14-year-old girl was gang-raped and left partially clothed and unconscious in freezing temperatures. Now prosecutors are appealing the sentences for the young men found guilty, most of whom will not set foot in jail. Hamburg state prosecutors said on Monday that they are appealing the sentences against several young men, found guilty last week of raping a 14-year-old girl. “We want the mild verdict to be reassessed as to whether it is legally wrong,” state prosecutors’ spokeswoman Nana Frombach told broadcaster NDR. Four young men between the ages of 14 and 21 had gotten the girl drunk in...

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