Delhi rape: Distressed, disturbed and frustrated, says Amitabh Bachchan

Updated: Apr 20, 2013, 11:33 AM IST

Zee Media Bureau

Mumbai: Yet another case of barbaric rape has come to light in Delhi. A 5-year-old child was raped by her neighbour and subsequently subjected to torture. Within four months of the Delhi gang-rape case, which led to the death of Nirbhaya, this shaming episode has agonised one and all. Celebrities took to Twitter to vent their angst and condemn the ghastly act.

Here’s taking a look at what they had to share:

Amitabh Bachchan:
Distressed, disturbed and frustrated to learn of the rape of a 5 year old in Delhi .. now fighting for her life !! A shame !! T 1083 -Something is going horribly wrong with us as a society !! Prayers for the little girl as she fights for her life !! -Have no energy left to write think and communicate the horror of this crime !!

Anupam Kher:
Sometimes, The evils of authorities are directly proportional to the tolerance and indifference of the people.

Prakash Raj:
Shame again n again with what happened with a child in delhi. And shame on you officer for the slap on voice of our youth. How dare you??

Arvind Swami:
Education, culture change etc is necessary but long term..we need a system change on justice and punishment NOW.2 pronged, shrt trm & lg tm

Raj Kundra:
What happened to the public watching this woman being slapped in public by a civil SERVANT. Stand up for your human rights #angry #disgusted

Shilpa Shetty:
Appauled with the 5yr olds rape story nd disgusted with the Delhi cop who slapped that girl who protested! What is our country coming to. When will this apathy end!Time to wake up. Strict punitive action MUST be taken against these offenders at the earliest. Heartbreaking!

Pooja Bhatt:
Rapists & sex offenders must be named & shamed. If victims of rape live with the trauma all their lives,should their tormenters be spared?

Kunal Kohli:
What is the one step our leaders have taken against terror,against rape?!

Shruti Seth:
Rape cases should be expedited in special courts. Rapists should be punished by the death penalty. Nothing less. Shame on the sick.