Twitter abuzz with rage over gangrape of Mumbai's photojournalist

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Mumbai, Aug 23: A 22-year-old photojournalist was gangraped by five people at the Shakti Mills compound in Lower Parel in southern part of the Maximum City around 6.30 pm on Thursday. The victim was accompanied by a male friend who was tied before the heinous crime was committed. She works for a magazine and was reportedly on her official duty when the attack took place.

A case of gangrape was registered in N M Joshi Marg Police Station and 20 people were detained in connection to the case. The girl also identified two of the culprits as Rupesh and Sajid, police said.

Twitter reactions on Mumbai gangrape

The male colleague of the victim was taken back to the crime scene by the police and around 45 people were interrogated.

She is undergoing treatment at Jaslok Hospital after suffering multiple injuries. Sketches of five accused were released on Friday morning and all of them have been arrested by the Mumbai police.

The Parliament, which is currently in session, was taken by a storm over the gangrape, common man took to Twitter to express their rage and concern.

Unsatisfied with justice, elections, politics, safety of this country's women and several states becoming the "next Delhi", Twitterati taunted every part of this system.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet blockquote"><p>Taser Guns should be popularized in INDIA!! What they need is a shock to the nut!!! <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23MumbaiGangRape&src=hash">#MumbaiGangRape</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23KeepBalencedPressure&src=hash">#KeepBalencedPressure</a></p>— Poulomi Banerjee (@Poulomi_Banerje) <a href="https://twitter.com/Poulomi_Banerje/statuses/370865111205826560">August 23, 2013</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>
<blockquote class="twitter-tweet blockquote"><p>Safety for <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23women&src=hash">#women</a> in <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23India&src=hash">#India</a> is a distant reality. Arm yourself - <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23PepperSpray&src=hash">#PepperSpray</a>, <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23SelfDefence&src=hash">#SelfDefence</a> classes, <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23MobileApps&src=hash">#MobileApps</a>: Start now! <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23MumbaiGangRape&src=hash">#MumbaiGangRape</a></p>— Angela D'Souza (@angelajdsouza) <a href="https://twitter.com/angelajdsouza/statuses/370865102024503296">August 23, 2013</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>
<blockquote class="twitter-tweet blockquote"><p>You raped her, coz her clothes provoked you?!? I should punch you coz your face provokes me! <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23MumbaiGangRape&src=hash">#MumbaiGangRape</a></p>— Arial Remigia Nigrel (@arial_n) <a href="https://twitter.com/arial_n/statuses/370864769793683457">August 23, 2013</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>
<blockquote class="twitter-tweet blockquote"><p>'Alleged' rapists to get punishment later. For 'confirmed' victim it starts now: identification, statements, visiting netas <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23MumbaiGangRape&src=hash">#MumbaiGangRape</a></p>— kanchan srivastava (@KanchanDNA) <a href="https://twitter.com/KanchanDNA/statuses/370866232775282688">August 23, 2013</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>
<blockquote class="twitter-tweet blockquote"><p>A Candle March will prevent rapes only if people carry the candles & shove them up the Rapist's behind. <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23MumbaiGangRape&src=hash">#MumbaiGangRape</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23gangrape&src=hash">#gangrape</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23India&src=hash">#India</a></p>— Jesus West Humour (@DanyeZilekeni) <a href="https://twitter.com/DanyeZilekeni/statuses/370866422496641024">August 23, 2013</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>
<blockquote class="twitter-tweet blockquote"><p>I will fight against rapes corruption social injustice child labor inflation casteism..by tweeting. As My vote is helpless! <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23MumbaiGangRape&src=hash">#MumbaiGangRape</a></p>— khaalibheja (@khaalibheja) <a href="https://twitter.com/khaalibheja/statuses/370866377323978752">August 23, 2013</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>
<blockquote class="twitter-tweet blockquote"><p><a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23MumbaiGangRape&src=hash">#MumbaiGangRape</a> keep raping women and watch your tourist industry DIE.. Then youll really know what it is to be a third world state</p>— Mrs Tavington Malfoy (@Mrs_Tavington) <a href="https://twitter.com/Mrs_Tavington/statuses/370866838223069184">August 23, 2013</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>
<blockquote class="twitter-tweet blockquote"><p>Delhi Gang Rape Now <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23MumbaiGangRape&src=hash">#MumbaiGangRape</a> because Sonia is very busy in <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23FSB&src=hash">#FSB</a> so please don't disturb her for rapes crime,inflation falling rupee</p>— @shahidkapoor love (@honey1925) <a href="https://twitter.com/honey1925/statuses/370867367074471936">August 23, 2013</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>
<blockquote class="twitter-tweet blockquote"><p><a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23MumbaiGangRape&src=hash">#MumbaiGangRape</a> is very sad. Lessons have not been learnt even after <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23DelhiGangRape&src=hash">#DelhiGangRape</a>. When will mindset towards women change??</p>— Arvind Choudhary (@arvindpcc20) <a href="https://twitter.com/arvindpcc20/statuses/370867869661134851">August 23, 2013</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>
<blockquote class="twitter-tweet blockquote"><p>Whn I hear, "what was the need of the girl to go to an isolated area with a male colleague?" I realize we've 2 go a long way <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23MumbaiGangRape&src=hash">#MumbaiGangRape</a></p>— Sambit Pal (@SambitP) <a href="https://twitter.com/SambitP/statuses/370868755850489856">August 23, 2013</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>
<blockquote class="twitter-tweet blockquote"><p><a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23MumbaiGangRape&src=hash">#MumbaiGangRape</a> suspects arrested? Wooww.. Time for some biryani and other khaatirdaari for them and no justice :\ <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23ProudIndian&src=hash">#ProudIndian</a></p>— Shikhar Jiwrajka (@shikharjiwrajka) <a href="https://twitter.com/shikharjiwrajka/statuses/370795990996881408">August 23, 2013</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>
<blockquote class="twitter-tweet blockquote"><p>She wasn't alone, she wasn't drinking, she wasn't out late nite. So what's the new excuse???? Seriously shame on our system <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23MumbaiGangrape&src=hash">#MumbaiGangrape</a></p>— Ashish Bali (@ashishbalii) <a href="https://twitter.com/ashishbalii/statuses/370795502344077312">August 23, 2013</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>
<blockquote class="twitter-tweet blockquote"><p>dont take out candle light marches, take those candles and shove them up where the sun doesnt shine. that will work better <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23MumbaiGangRape&src=hash">#MumbaiGangRape</a></p>— Raghav Chopra (@AarSee) <a href="https://twitter.com/AarSee/statuses/370795562812964866">August 23, 2013</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>
<blockquote class="twitter-tweet blockquote"><p>Now waiting for some politician to comment on why the girl was working at that hour. <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23MumbaiGangRape&src=hash">#MumbaiGangRape</a></p>— pranjal dwivedi (@tweetsfrompd) <a href="https://twitter.com/tweetsfrompd/statuses/370794972703752192">August 23, 2013</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>
<blockquote class="twitter-tweet blockquote"><p><a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23MumbaiGangRape&src=hash">#MumbaiGangRape</a> another Nirbhaya Hope this girl recovers fast why not take law into hands and castrate these rapists save our women :(</p>— atul bafna (@abafna) <a href="https://twitter.com/abafna/statuses/370794791543390208">August 23, 2013</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>
<blockquote class="twitter-tweet blockquote"><p>Time and again indian men show the best way to win arguments against women is to rape. <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23mumbaigangrape&src=hash">#mumbaigangrape</a></p>— Darween Vasudev Nair (@DarweenVasudev) <a href="https://twitter.com/DarweenVasudev/statuses/370794852184649728">August 23, 2013</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>
<blockquote class="twitter-tweet blockquote"><p>China & Pakistan infiltrate India, prices soar beyond control, man's shame repeated in Mumbai. R v living Prez vision 2020 <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23MumbaiGangRape&src=hash">#MumbaiGangRape</a></p>— Mrunal Shaldar (@mrunalshaldar) <a href="https://twitter.com/mrunalshaldar/statuses/370794320112013312">August 23, 2013</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>
<blockquote class="twitter-tweet blockquote"><p>All 5 accused in <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23MumbaiGangRape&src=hash">#MumbaiGangRape</a> arrested but now what. They'll enjoy a stay in jail with case running in so called fast track court!</p>— Angry Indian (@ideasgallore) <a href="https://twitter.com/ideasgallore/statuses/370794339909132288">August 23, 2013</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>
<blockquote class="twitter-tweet blockquote"><p>Its not the protection system for girls that needs to change but the Sick mentality of Men who look down upon women shd. <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23MumbaiGangRape&src=hash">#MumbaiGangRape</a></p>— Mithila Kulkarni (@mithilakulkarni) <a href="https://twitter.com/mithilakulkarni/statuses/370793890057437184">August 23, 2013</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>
<blockquote class="twitter-tweet blockquote"><p>There isn't a single day when we don't read news of rape, cry foul over it, see inaction by govt n move on with our lives. <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23MumbaiGangRape&src=hash">#MumbaiGangRape</a></p>— A$hI$H (@iam_ashish) <a href="https://twitter.com/iam_ashish/statuses/370793984207384576">August 23, 2013</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>
<blockquote class="twitter-tweet blockquote"><p>Who will dare tackle India's endemic male violence?Sickened that a female journo can't do her job at 7pm in Lower Parel. <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23MumbaiGangRape&src=hash">#MumbaiGangRape</a></p>— Schona Jolly (@WomaninHavana) <a href="https://twitter.com/WomaninHavana/statuses/370792436995727360">August 23, 2013</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>
<blockquote class="twitter-tweet blockquote"><p>We will invite debates at national level,light candles for 2 days,give a new name 2 d victim n wait patiently 4 a new case <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23MumbaiGangRape&src=hash">#MumbaiGangRape</a></p>— Vivek Bombaywala (@VBombaywala) <a href="https://twitter.com/VBombaywala/statuses/370792740432277504">August 23, 2013</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>
<blockquote class="twitter-tweet blockquote"><p>And this pretty much explains why I'm too terrified to even visit India during vacation time. Who knows what might happen! <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23MumbaiGangRape&src=hash">#MumbaiGangRape</a></p>— MJ5's Chinggg (@agarwal_mohini) <a href="https://twitter.com/agarwal_mohini/statuses/370792914172928000">August 23, 2013</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>
<blockquote class="twitter-tweet blockquote"><p>No more humanity left in this country? The capital and the financial capital both clearly unsafe <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23SadDay&src=hash">#SadDay</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23MumbaiGangRape&src=hash">#MumbaiGangRape</a></p>— Jay Mehta (@jkm92) <a href="https://twitter.com/jkm92/statuses/370790920758640640">August 23, 2013</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>
<blockquote class="twitter-tweet blockquote"><p>I wish the police could stop parading the rapists with their faces covered, name them and shame them and then castrate them <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23MumbaiGangRape&src=hash">#MumbaiGangRape</a></p>— prads muthanna (@pradmantes) <a href="https://twitter.com/pradmantes/statuses/370791357507321856">August 23, 2013</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>

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