"She has been under treatment since last night. She underwent a minor surgical procedure today (Friday) and now her condition has improved and stabilized. We expect a speedy recovery," the spokesperson told mediapersons in Mumbai on Friday evening.
The woman, working as an intern photojournalist with an English magazine, was attacked along with her male colleague when they were on a late evening assignment inside the sprawling Shakti Mills Compound.
They were confronted by five people who allegedly first assaulted and tied up the male colleague, and later gangraped the woman in thick undergrowth of the mill compound.
Police learnt of the incident after the duo reached the hospital where they were admitted for treatment last night.
Claiming to have cracked the case by nabbing one accused and having identified the other culprits, Police Commissioner Satyapal Singh said the others would be nabbed soon.
According to Singh, the accused are in their early 20s and live in the vicinity of the abandoned mill.
Chief minister Prithviraj Chavan announced that the state government will bear all the medical expenses of the victim and extend all possible help to her family.