Three Arrested in India For Brutal Assault on Female American Tourist

Indian police have arrested three men Thursday on suspicion of…

Indian police have arrested three men Thursday on suspicion of gang-raping an American woman in the northern resort town of Manali earlier this week, the latest high-profile sexual assault in the country.

Police officer, Vinod Dhawan, said the men are accused of offering the 30-year-old woman a ride in their truck as she was hitchhiking to her guesthouse Monday night. The woman said that the men then drove her to a secluded spot and raped her.

Dhawan said the three men, aged 22 and 24, were arrested Thursday near Manali, 540 kilometers (335 miles) north of New Delhi.

Police were questioning the suspects. Other details were not immediately available.

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  • Carlos

    If they are guilty I hope the police won’t let them go away with this terrible crime and let justice be done!