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Russian woman sexual assault case: 15 detained

Police, on Wednesday, detained around 15 men for inquiry in the case of alleged sexual assault of a 21-year-old Russian woman in the temple town on Monday.

Published: 19th July 2018 04:47 AM  |   Last Updated: 19th July 2018 04:47 AM   |  A+A-

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By Express News Service

TIRUVANNAMALAI: Police, on Wednesday, detained around 15 men for inquiry in the case of alleged sexual assault of a 21-year-old Russian woman in the temple town on Monday.

Meanwhile, visa verification officer of the Russian consulate Denish visited the woman, who had been admitted at the Government Medical College Hospital here, to conduct an inquiry about the incident. Also, around 10 Russian nationals met the victim at the hospital.

According to police, the woman was found unconscious at a guest house, where she had been staying during her tour to the district, on Monday. She had sustained injuries and was admitted to the hospital, the police added. On Tuesday, six men were detained on suspicious grounds and are being inquired.
R Ponni, SP, Tiruvannamalai said, “We will be able to disclose the identities of the accused only after the victim produces her statement in written form.”

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