NEW DELHI (AP) - Lawmakers, rights groups and citizens across India have expressed outrage over the gang rape of a woman on a bus in New Delhi and are urging the government to crack down on crimes against women.
The outpouring of anger is unusual in a country where attacks against women are often ignored and rarely prosecuted.
Opposition lawmakers protesting outside Parliament on Wednesday demanded the death penalty for the rapists.
Demonstrations erupted outside New Delhi's police headquarters demanding swift punishment for the rapists. Angry university students set up roadblocks across the city.
Police say six men raped the 23-year-old medical student and beat her and her companion before throwing them out of the bus Sunday. Four men have been arrested.
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