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Gujarat scribes protest against rape of Mumbai photojournalist

Last Updated: Saturday, August 24, 2013 - 21:46

Ahmedabad: Media persons on Saturday held a sit-in protest here condemning the gangrape of a photojournalist in Mumbai and demanded speedy justice for the victim.

Scribes from both print and electronic media, camera persons, photojournalists as well as some senior editors joined the protest held near the statue of Mahatma Gandhi at the Income-Tax cross roads here.
The protesters displayed placards and banners demanding that the culprits be brought to book immediately.

Many students from different journalism schools and members of Gujarat Media Club also participated in the dharna.

The victim, an intern with an English magazine, was allegedly gang-raped by five men on Thursday near Shakti Mills in Lower Parel area in Mumbai when she was on an assignment.


First Published: Saturday, August 24, 2013 - 21:45

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