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Five men arrested for Mumbai rape of photojournalist

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Five men arrested for Mumbai rape of photojournalist


A fifth man has been arrested by police investigating the rape of a photojournalist in Mumbai.

One of the suspects was detained in the Indian capital New Delhi – more than 1,000 kilometres away.

Some 20 police teams have been involved in a huge manhunt, as authorities search for those who may have carried out the attack on Thursday.

The 22-year-old victim was on an assignment taking pictures of old buildings in Mumbai when she was raped.

Demonstrators have taken to the streets in support of her and to once again protest against sexual violence in India.

The outcry is similar to what happened after the rape and death of a student in New Delhi in December.

Authorities vowed to take sexual crimes more seriously and be tougher when it comes to prosecuting offenders.

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