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Judicial custody for Spanish woman rape accused

Wednesday, 7 November 2012 - 6:58pm IST | Place: Mumbai | Agency: IANS
Mohammed Anwar Ansari alias Badshah has been remanded to judicial custody till November 9 by the magistrate court.

A Mumbai magistrate on Wednesday sent Mohammed Anwar Ansari, accused of raping a Spanish woman, to judicial custody till November 9, police said.

The police had on Tuesday arrested Ansari for allegedly sexually assaulting the 27-year-old Spanish national in her rented apartment in Mumbai.

Mohammed Anwar Ansari alias Badshah has been remanded to judicial custody till November 9 by the magistrate court, Assistant Commissioner of Police S. Marathe told IANS.

Police said the accused raped and robbed the 27-year-old musician on  early Monday. Ansari was detained the same night for questioning.

Ansari had allegedly threatened the woman with a knife, forced her to have a bath and wiped his fingerprints from the crime scene before fleeing with cash, police said.


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