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Police Arrests 6 People For Raping A 21-Year-Old Russian Tourist In Tamil Nadu

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| July 18 , 2018 , 11:52 IST

The Tiruvannamalai Police on Tuesday arrested 6 people on charges of gang-raping a 21-year-old Russian tourist. The victim was found in an unconscious condition in a guest house on Monday.

 he had suffered grievous injuries during the assault and Tiruvannamalai town station police admitted her to government medical college hospital after being alerted by the locals.

Police while addressing the media had said that the woman was staying in Tiruvannamalai for nearly a week. She was found unconscious and ‘drugged’ in the apartment and was taken to a private hospital by one of the six men, who have been picked up for inquiry, and an apartment staff. The hospital administration informed the police as there were injuries on the woman’s body, including bite marks. She was taken to the Tiruvannamalai Government Medical College Hospital for examination on Monday evening.

According to media reports, Tiruvannamalai district judge G Mahizhenthi said that victim compensation would be given to the woman in a day or two as per the law. The District Legal Services Authority told the police to collect details of all foreigners staying in the district to prevent such crimes.

A translator has been engaged to talk to her. As of now, the Tiruvannamalai Town police have registered a case under Section 376 (punishment for rape) read with Section 511 of Indian Penal Code.