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Russian girl files rape complaint against Goa politician

india Updated: Dec 05, 2009 00:47 IST

In a new twist to the molestation case, the Russian girl on Friday night filed a police complaint of rape against a Goan politician.

The 25-Year-old Russian girl had alleged that one John Fernandes, who unsuccessfully contested Goa state legislative assembly election in 2007 had attempted to rape her on midnight of December 1.

The girl has now alleged that John managed to rape her in his car. The Russian girl tonight went to Colva police station
and filed a fresh complain of rape against John.

The Colva police have confirmed that the girl would be sent for medical examination now to ascertain whether she was really raped.

The incident occurred on December first mid-night when she and another Russian girl was offered lift by the accused, who had a dinner with them at a shack in Colva beach.

Earlier on Friday, the Russian girl had alleged that she was asked to tone down the case by Colva police station in-charge Siddhant Shirodkar, stating that the accused is an influential politician and she can be in trouble for suing him.

The girl, who met consulate officials on Friday morning has also alleged that her drinks were spiked by John, due to which which she felt uneasy.

The accused allegedly attempted to rape her in his car after dropping one amongst the two girls at her hotel. The Russian girl, who resisted his advances, has suffered bruise marks on her thighs and knees, the medical report by the police mentions.