Spain’s Supreme Court has ruled that an attack on a teenage woman that shocked Spain was gang rape, rather than an earlier verdict of sexual abuse.
Written by BBC News
The five men, known as the “wolf pack”, were originally given nine years in jail when they were cleared of rape.
But prosecutors appealed to the Supreme Court to upgrade the conviction and judges increased their sentences to 15 years.
The attack prompted Spain to announce a review of rape laws.
All five had been on provisional release since last year pending the Supreme Court decision. Prosecutors had asked for their jail terms to be doubled to 18 years.
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