Saudi Arabian diplomat accused of rape left country: MEA

New Delhi, Sept 16: The Saudi Arabian diplomat, who was charged with confinement and rape of two Nepalese women, tonight left the country.

"We have learnt that the first secretary Majed Hassan Ashoor who was allegedly accused of raping two Nepalese women has left India," spokesperson in External Affairs Ministry Vikas Swaroop said.

Saudi Arabian diplomat accused of rape left country: MEA.
"The first secretary being a diplomat is governed by the provision of the Vienna convention on diplomatic relations," Swaroop added.

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It is learnt that the MEA had put pressure on the Saudi Embassy to allow the questioning of the diplomat given the gravity of the allegations in the case involving confinement and rape of the two women.


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