5 held over Mumbai gang-rape

Five men have been arrested after a 22-year-old female photojournalist was gang-raped while her male colleague was tied up and beaten in the Indian city of Mumbai, local police said.

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Manhunt launched after journalist gang-raped in India

Police in India said they will arrest the men who gang-raped a female photojournalist in Mumbai.

Maharashtra state's junior interior minister R.R. Patil met with the victim, who is recovering in hospital.

Police search the area near where a photojournalist was raped in Mumbai. Credit: REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Afterwards Mr Patil told reporters, "This incident will be investigated with utmost seriousness. The culprits will be arrested".

Mumbai Police Commissioner Satyapal Singh said 10-12 people spotted around the area "acting suspiciously" have been detained.

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