A medical test conducted on the Russian girl, who was allegedly raped by a high profile Goa politician, has registered 13 bruises on her body, which she apparently suffered while resisting the sexual abuse.
Police who medically examined the 25-year-old girl twice, once before the rape charges were pressed against the accused and after that, are waiting for the forensic report of the vaginal swab sent for test at Hyderabad-based labouratory.
Goa Crime Branch is investigating the case wherein the Russian girl, working at a five star resort here, has alleged that John Fernandes, 34, who unsuccessfully fought state legislative assembly poll in 2007, had raped her after spiking the drink on December one mid-night at Colva in South Goa.
Crime Branch sources stated that John has applied for anticipatory bail in the local court and final order on his petition is scheduled for tomorrow.
The State police committed a major goof-up as initially they registered the case as the attempt to rape and later when it was handed over to Crime Branch, charge of rape under Indian penal code (IPC) was added to it prompting for the second medical test on the victim.
The girl in her letter to Russian Consulate had stated that Colva police station in-charge Siddhant Shirodkar asked her to tone down the case citing that John is an influential politician.