Press Council of India appoints member Rajeev Sabade for gangrape inquiry

A 23 year old photojournlaist was gangraped by 5 men in Mumbai on Thursday night.

Written by PTI | New Delhi | Updated: April 8, 2014 5:22 pm

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.

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