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Four charged over Mumbai photographer’s gang rape

Four men have been formally charged in a Mumbai court over the gang rape of a young photographer in the city — a case that reignited anger about women's safety across India.

MUMBAI // Four men were formally charged today in a Mumbai court over the gang rape of a young photographer in the city — a case that reignited anger about women’s safety across India.

Crime branch officers filed a charge sheet laying out their case against the men at the Esplanade Court in south Mumbai over the attack on August 22.

A fifth suspect, who was under 18 at the time of the offence, is expected to be charged separately in a juvenile court.

* Agence France-Presse