The police in India are looking into the circumstances of the sexual crimes committed a few months ago in one of the hotels on the outskirts of new Delhi. According to preliminary data, the victim of five rapists was a tourist from the United States. And one of the suspects was an Indian working as a tour guide, writes India Today.
Information about the abuse, the police has received from human rights defenders. It is established that the hands of the rapists injured 30-year-old American, who has been in contact with law enforcement via email. The foreigner is in Pennsylvania, but promises to return to India and to confirm his words, if the police will launch a criminal investigation.
The woman claims that were attacked in March 2016. She came to India with a tour group and stayed in a five star hotel, located in the Central business district of new Delhi in Connaught Place.
According to preliminary data, the woman trusted the man, who worked as a guide, and handed him the magnetic key of your room, asking to fetch water. After a while the man came back and treated the foreigner with water from the bottle. Having quenched his thirst, the woman felt her quickly sleepy.
Lost control of a tourist attackers took to her room. There’s a woman spent two days, being exposed to rape. These crimes involved five people, including the travel agent and his cousin.
At the moment the identity of the suspects is established. On 29 November the police opened a criminal case, writes The New York Times. It happened three days after receiving an official statement from the victim.
Additionally, in India in recent years, there were numerous cases of rapes of foreign tourists, including a group. For example, in November in the South of the country was raped 35-year-old traveler from Japan, writes The Bangkok Post. And in some cases rapists attack victims directly in the hotel.
For example, in the summer of 2016 in the state of Himachal Pradesh was raped by two fellow 25-year-old Israeliwho traveled by hitchhiking. And three years ago in the same area of 29-year-old American tourist two hours raped in the truck, driving it to the hotel. Criminals also robbed a resident of California, depriving her of the money ($30 five thousand rupees and 1.5 thousand THB), iPhone, camera, and guidebook. For this crime, police arrested three immigrants from Nepal.
And in the Indian city of Dharamsala (Himachal Pradesh), where the residence of the Dalai Lama a year ago, right in the city market raped a 46-year-old resident of California.