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Delhi: 51-year-old Danish tourist gang-raped, looted; police nab six suspects

Wednesday, 15 January 2014 - 9:54am IST Updated: Wednesday, 15 January 2014 - 1:00pm IST | Place: New Delhi | Agency: Agencies
Police have registered a case and several suspects have been detained for questioning.

A 51-year-old Danish tourist was allegedly gang-raped by more than half-a-dozen men at knife point near New Delhi Railway Station last night, police said today.

Police said they have nabbed six suspects in connection with the case. A television channel, however, quoted police sources, as saying that at least 15 suspects are being interrogated. Police said the victim had refused to undergo a medical examination before flying off to Denmark.

Although senior police official remained tight lipped about the case, police sources said that the incident took place when the victim, who was returning to her hotel in Paharganj from Connaught Place, lost her way.

The men also took her money and valuables which she was carrying.

She narrated the incident to the manager, who in turn called the police at around 8:30 pm.

A case has been registered at the Paharganj Police Station.

The Danish Embassy was also informed.The woman has been taken to the Embassy after recording her statement with the police.

The victim flew to Copenhagen early this morning, she has alleged that she was attacked as she was seeking directions to her hotel. The suspects are said to have then taken her to an undisclosed location and raped her

According to sources, the victim has refused to undergo a medical examination and has expressed her desire to return home.


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