Police make arrest in India gang-rape case

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.

A general view of the abandoned textile mill where a photo journalist was raped by five men,
A general view of the abandoned textile mill where a photojournalist was gang-raped. Credit: REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

"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."

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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.