German tourist raped in Tamil Nadu; 2 suspects detained
Following her complaint, police had detained two suspects. The police had formed special teams to investigate the matter, added media reports.
German woman alleges rape, 2 suspects detained by police in Tamil Nadu's Mahabalipuram. Police forms Special teams, investigation underway. pic.twitter.com/NFWHpLq6t8— ANI (@ANI_news) April 2, 2017
The woman was allegedly sexually assaulted at Mahabalipuram beach. In her complaint to the police, the victim alleged that she was forcibly taken away and sexually assaulted by some men, a police official told PTI.
The official said the incident took place when the victim was taking a stroll alone along the beach in the tourist town of Mahabalipuram.
The woman was taken to a hospital for medical examination and the probe is on, he said. Several persons are being questioned and some of them have been detained, he added.