INDIA: ‘ POLICE DETAIN THREE MEN SUSPECTED OF KIDNAPPING & GANG-RAPING 22-YEAR-OLD ACADEMIC ‘
#AceWorldNews – INDIA:Jan.03: Police in India have detained three men suspected of kidnapping and gang-raping a 22-year-old Japanese research academic near a Buddhist pilgrimage in a village 80 miles south of Patna, the capital of Bihar state, officials said Friday.
Authorities are still searching for two more individuals in the case.
The woman managed to escape her captors on December 26 after three weeks of captivity and contacted police.
A Kolkata-based tour guide, who reportedly escorted the Japanese woman to the Buddhist pilgrimage site, was one of the five suspects who kept the woman in captivity and raped her, police said.