The Rajya Sabha witnessed ruckus as opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Smriti Irani asked "how long will we be mutely watching this."
She said the law has no deterrence and crimes are rising.
Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman PJ Kurien urged the lawmakers not to politicize the issue as everyone tried to speak. He asked the junior home minister to come back to house with answers.
Earlier, the case of the gangrape of a young photojournalist in Mumbai by five men on Thursday evening has been cracked with police arresting all the accused, reports said on Friday.
Mumbai Police said all five have been arrested. Congress MP Murli Deora too confirmed the news before media.
The 23-year-old woman who was assaulted in the central area of the megapolis inside a mill premises while on her assignment is stable, according to media reports and police.
The photojournalist was allegedly gangraped by five men and her male colleague was assaulted and gagged at a deserted factory in Mumbai on Thursday evening.
--IBNS (Posted on 23-08-2013)