Sonia expresses anguish over Mumbai gang-rape

New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Congress President Sonia Gandhi Saturday expressed concern and anguish over the gruesome gang-rape of the 22-year-old photojournalist in Mumbai two days ago.

"It is a heinous crime...It should not have happened," Gandhi said, while interacting with reporters after the inauguration of the National Media Centre here.

A 22-year-old photojournalist working for an English magazine was raped by five men in Mumbai's Shakti Mills compound Thursday. She was accompanied by a male colleague, who was brutally thrashed by the assailants.

The photojournalist suffered grievous internal injuries.


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