August 23rd, 2013
04:14 AM ET

Female photographer gang raped in Mumbai

A 23-year-old photographer was gang-raped by five men in the Indian financial hub of Mumbai, police said Friday, the latest shocking report of sexual assault to make headlines in the South Asian nation.

The attack took place Thursday evening in a deserted area of the Shakti Mills district in Mumbai, said the city's police commissioner, Satyapal Singh.

The unidentified female victim and a male colleague were on assignment in the area for a print publication when some of the men approached them and asked if they had permission to take photographs, Singh said.

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  1. banasy©

    More crimes against women in India? Why am I not surprised?

    August 23, 2013 at 1:11 pm | Report abuse |
  2. saywhat

    blocked
    good morning@banasy

    August 23, 2013 at 2:15 pm | Report abuse |
  3. Arun

    For all women and girls, and not only for them...

    Singer: Yazhini
    Lyrics: Vairabharathi
    Music: S S Bharanidharan
    Concept & Creative Head: Abirami Arun

    This Music Album is composed about "Violence against Women". The violence against women keeps continuing in spite of tremendous outrage displayed by the general public for the recent times.

    The Music Video has been watched by 17,736 viewers across the world in 92 countries. India stands sixth in the viewer count, preceded by Viewers from Mexico, Brazil, Colombia, Poland, USA, then India, closely followed by Argentina, Italy, Russia, Saudi Arabia, France, Spain, Romania, Ukraine, Egypt, UK, Peru, Greece, UAE, Hungary, Chile, Turkey, Canada, Czech Republic and Netherlands.

    They are the Top 25 countries in the Viewers list of 92 countries who have watched this video. It may be one of the few Tamil Video watched across the globe, proving language doesn't matter for "Stopping Violence Against Women"....

    August 23, 2013 at 2:22 pm | Report abuse |
  4. chrissy

    Violence against women has been an ongoing thing for centuries~Around the world! Many of us have been victims! Time for women to stand up and yell ~ We Aren't Gonna Take It Anymore!!

    August 23, 2013 at 3:03 pm | Report abuse |
  5. Faith

    I'd cut a fool that tries this. 5? I'd do some damage.

    August 23, 2013 at 9:23 pm | Report abuse |
  6. chrissy

    Lmao @ Twisted Sister, at the very least that much! I pity the fool ever tries that crap with me EVER again! Am older, wiser and definitely alot meaner now lol! Got that @ rupert? Lmao!

    August 23, 2013 at 11:54 pm | Report abuse |
  7. rupert

    Pack of wild animals.
    Skin em!

    August 24, 2013 at 6:56 am | Report abuse |
  8. chrissy

    Lol so your friends mom got a buck an hour paycut since yesterday??? Wow real lucrative job there boy!

    August 24, 2013 at 7:02 pm | Report abuse |
  9. Aaron Hernandez

    Ja.. Pan
    Con. Sti. Tu. Tion

    August 24, 2013 at 9:04 pm | Report abuse |
  10. Aaron Hernandez

    Wow. She has a big pair.

    August 24, 2013 at 9:26 pm | Report abuse |
  11. chrissy

    What a pig you are @ JR! Take a pill or something sheesh!

    August 24, 2013 at 10:02 pm | Report abuse |
  12. Big Rog

    It's part of Bush's war against women.

    August 26, 2013 at 8:32 pm | Report abuse |