Danish woman gang-raped, robbed in Delhi; several detained

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rape1In another incident that shamed the national capital, a 51-year-old Danish woman was allegedly gang-raped by a group of men near New Delhi Railway Station late on Tuesday.

A Danish national, who was here on a tourist visa, had gone to visit a museum and while returning back to her hotel in Paharganj lost her way in the area when a group of men stopped her, robbed and gang-raped her.
The woman after returning to her hotel narrated her ordeal to her near ones, who further informed the police.

She was first looted at knife point, and then gang-raped by around six men, police said.

The Danish Embassy has also pitched in and asked the authorities for swift action in this case.

Delhi Police have detained several people in connection with the case and had been interrogating them. The officials’ suspect that the people, who are drug addicts and stay at roadside in the Paharganj area, might be involved in the crime.

The victim, who was supposed to leave for her country on Wednesday morning, has been asked by the police to stay back and assist in probe.