The Press Council of India (PCI) has appointed a one-man inquiry committee to go into the facts of the alleged gangrape of a 23-year-old photo-journalist in Mumbai.
In a statement released in New Delhi,PCI chairperson Justice Markandey Katju said PCI member Rajeev Sabade will inquire into the facts of the case,the version of the Maharashtra government,journalists and then submit a report at an early date.
The journalist was allegedly gangraped by five men in Parel area in central Mumbai last night.
The incident took place around 8 pm near Shakti Mills in Lower Parel area when the victim,working with an English magazine,was on an assignment,police said.
The culprits allegedly tied up the victim’s friend and raped her.