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British tourist raped in Central Delhi hotel

A British tourist, staying at a hotel in Central Delhi, has been allegedly raped by a Polish national.

india Updated: Feb 12, 2007 14:41 IST
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A British tourist, staying at a hotel in Central Delhi, has been allegedly raped by a Polish national.

The Polish citizen, identified as Dominique Rafel, has been arrested after the incident which happened earlier last week, police said.

The victim was known to the accused as they were staying at nearby hotels in Paharganj area, a favourite among tourists because of the availibilty of a string of budget hotels.

The two had gone to a nightclub on February 7 and had drinks together after which Rafel allegedly raped the 28-year- old after taking her to his room.

She filed a complaint against him the next day and he was soon arrested. He was produced before Tis Hazari court, which remanded him to judicial custody.

Police said it has informed the Polish Embassy and British High Commission about the incident.

First Published: Feb 12, 2007 14:41 IST

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