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New Delhi police announce measures to protect women following gang-rape of student

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    Activist of the All India Democratic Women’s Association and Young Women’s Christian Association (YWCA) students shout slogans as they take part in a protest march from the Presidential Palace to India Gate in New Delhi, India, Friday, Dec. 21, 2012. The gang-rape and beating of a 23-year-old student by six men on a bus in New Delhi may have sparked days of protests and demands for authorities to take tougher action, but for women in India it is just an extreme example of what they have to live with. (AP Photo) (The Associated Press)

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    Indian and a few foreign women shout slogans in front of India Gate during a protest in New Delhi, India, Friday, Dec. 21, 2012. The hours-long gang-rape and near-fatal beating of a 23-year-old student by six men on a bus in New Delhi triggered outrage and anger across the country for the fifth day in a row, as Indians demanded action from authorities who have long ignored persistent violence and harassment against women. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri) (The Associated Press)

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    Indian women shout slogans in front of India Gate during a protest in New Delhi, India, Friday, Dec. 21, 2012. The hours-long gang-rape and near-fatal beating of a 23-year-old student by six-men on a bus in New Delhi triggered outrage and anger across the country for the fifth day in a row, as Indians demanded action from authorities who have long ignored persistent violence and harassment against women. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri) (The Associated Press)

Indian officials are promising a broad campaign to protect women on buses as they arrested a fifth person in connection with the rape and brutal beating of a woman on a bus in New Delhi.

Home Secretary R.K. Singh said Friday that bus drivers would be required to display their identification prominently, buses would be forced to remove tinting from their windows and plainclothes police would be placed on buses to protect female passengers.

Last weekend's gang-rape of the 23-year-old student has sparked days of protests across the country from women demanding authorities take tougher action to protect them.

Delhi Police Commissioner Neeraj Kumar said police arrested a fifth suspected attacker Thursday night and were hunting for the last assailant.