Nigerian arrested in Goa rape case: Police

Panaji, May 30: Police on Monday claimed to have arrested a Nigerian who has been accused of kidnapping and raping a 31-year-old woman here late on Saturday night.

Speaking to reporters Superintendent of Police Umesh Gaonkar said the accused, one of two who are accused of committing the alleged crime, was nabbed in a train at Panvel railway station in Maharashtra.


"I do not have any more details about the accused. He has been arrested. He will be brought to Goa later tonight," Gaonkar said.

The victim has claimed that two Africans had kidnapped her at knife-point and later raped her at a rented room in Assagao village, 20 km north of Panaji. Police were on the lookout for the accused since late Saturday night, when the complaint was registered.


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