German alleges rape in Dharamsala

The woman, who had come to India from Duisburg on a tourist visa in March 2009, lodged a complaint with the local police on Saturday after she was discharged from R P Medical College at Tanda where she was recovering from a drug overdose, they said.

In her complaint, the woman said she was staying with a local resident Naresh for the past six  months and alleged that a Tibetan youth came to her house on December 27 and made an excuse to take her to an isolated place. Then he along with his friend sexually assaulted her, she has alleged.

A case has been registered against the accused and the victim’s medical examination has been conducted, Assistant Superintendent of Police, Dharamshala, Sanjeev Gandhi said.
He said two youths—24-year-old Swang and Cherring (23)—have been arrested at McLeodganj after being identified by the victim.

The police said they have informed the German Embassy in Delhi about the incident.

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