US national gangraped in Manali

Published: 04th June 2013 04:51 PM  |   Last Updated: 04th June 2013 04:51 PM   |  A+A-


A thirty-year-old American national was allegedly raped by two persons in the key tourist resort of Manali, police said today.

The victim, who reached Manali yesterday, had gone to old Vashisth area to meet some friends. She was allegedly raped last night by two persons who had given her lift in a tipper on her way back to Manali, they said.

In her complaint, she alleged that she was raped by two persons and the accused also took away her iPhone and some currency. The accused youth in the age group of 18 to 25 years fled after committing the crime, ASP R Jamwal said.

SP, Kullu, Vinod Dhawan said police have got some clues about the vehicle used for committing the crime. Medical examination of the victim has been conducted and report is awaited. The police have registered a case of rape under section 376 of the IPC and US embassy in New Delhi has been informed.


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