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Tue May 26 05:43:05 SAST 2015

Indian police ban rape protests in New Delhi

Sapa-AFP | 23 December, 2012 10:03
Demonstrators run as they are chased away by police during a protest rally near the presidential palace in New Delhi December 22, 2012. Indian police used batons, tear gas and water cannon to turn back thousands of people marching on the presidential palace on Saturday in intensifying protests against the gang-rape of a woman on the streets and on social media.
Image by: ADNAN ABIDI / REUTERS

Indian police on Sunday banned protests in central New Delhi following a wave of violent demonstrations over the savage gang-rape of a medical student last weekend, an official statement said.

Areas close to the president's residence and the parliament have been declared off-limits to protesters, the statement said, a day after police tear-gassed, baton-charged and fired water cannon on demonstrators.

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