The court rebuked the police for being evasive about sharing this information. "Ensure this is not a sub-standard investigation," the judges said as the police submitted a status report on its investigation into an attack so heinous that it has incensed the entire country.
At the last hearing two days ago, the judges had said, "We are at loss to understand as to how the bus could evade surveillance for 40 minutes." (Special feature: Anger across India over Delhi gang-rape)
The woman who was gang-raped is in hospital in critical condition.