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The young victim of a gang-rape in Mumbai is said to be recovering well in hospital, and is surrounded by family. She is apparently keen to return to work. Speaking to The Times of India, she is quoted as saying:
Indian law forbids the naming of rape victims.
Police in India have arrested the last of five men wanted in connection with the gang rape of a photojournalist in Mumbai, and said charges would soon be filed.
Police in Mumbai have four of five suspects in custody for the gang-rape of a photojournalist in India's financial capital Mumbai.
The two suspects picked up overnight and two others arrested earlier are likely to face prosecution under a strict new law that sets the maximum prison term for rape at 20 years.
Satyapal Singh, Police Commissioner of Mumbai told a press conference has said there has been good progress made on the case where an Indian photojournalist was gang-raped.
Mr Singh said the sketches provided were "80 to 85% correct".
Indian police arrested a third man in connection with the gang-rape of a journalist in Mumbai, an official said on Saturday.
News of Thursday's attack has sparked street protests and uproar in parliament and put the spotlight back on women's safety in India, where memories of the rape and murder of a student in New Delhi last December are still fresh.
Hundreds of protesters gathered outside the court in Mumbai were one of the men arrested on suspicion of rape appeared. The suspect was remanded in custody until August 30.
Earlier today police made a second arrest, and said they had gathered enough evidence to prosecute.
A second man has been arrested over the gang rape of a young photojournalist in Mumbai, as police vowed to take swift action.
The 22-year-old Indian woman is in a stable condition after being raped by up to five suspects in a deserted textile mill, whilst her male colleague was tied up and beaten.
Around 1,000 people, including members of several local journalists' associations, have gathered in southern Mumbai to stage a protest after a photojournalist was gang-raped in the city.
Police in Mumbai released sketches of five suspects based on the information given by the male colleague of a woman who was gang-raped in a remote area of the city.
One man has been arrested and four others identified by police in connection with the gang-rape of a female photojournalist in Mumbai.
Mumbai Police Commissioner Satyapal Singh said 20 teams of officers were the pursuing four men.
"Mumbai police will do its best to collect all the evidence - clinching evidence, scientific evidence - so that a fool-proof case is made out in the court, and they get maximum punishment," Singh said.
"We will also request the government that this case be conducted in a fast-track court."