As outrage and  protests continue, over the brutal gang rape of a 23 year old female medical student who was travelling on a moving bus home from the cinema with a friend on Sunday.

Police have announced they have now arrested a fifth man in connection with the attack. They added that his age is currently being verified before giving details. And if he is a minor, we have to hold back his particulars as per law. The bus driver was also one of the attackers and he has already been arrested. The 23-year-old woman was also beaten with an iron bar alongside her friend and remains in a critical condition in a Delhi hospital.

In response to the attack ,and the dramatic rise of rapes and violence against women in Delhi.  New Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dixit has announced a series of measures including more police night patrols, checks on bus drivers and their assistants and the banning of buses with tinted windows or curtains. While protesters are demanding the death penalty for the rapists.

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