STOCK MARKET BSE NSE

Indian arrested in Thailand for 'raping minor'

The accused, however, denied raping the minor and said that he only took her to his room for drinks.

Published: 24th August 2018 02:05 PM  |   Last Updated: 24th August 2018 02:05 PM   |  A+A-

handcuffs

The III Town police of Rajamahendravaram arrested 17 quarry owners for negligence and violation of norms.

By IANS

BANGKOK: A 28-year-old Indian man has been arrested in Thailand for allegedly raping a minor girl.

Bennur Yatheesha was arrested on Thursday from his condo room in Klong Toei district for the July incident, the Nation daily reported. The man, however, denied raping the 14-year-old girl.

The girl said that she met the accused on the Line chat app on June 30 and he asked her to meet him on Khaosan Road on July 1. After meeting, Yatheesha took her to his condo room and made her drink beer before raping her, the girl alleged.

The Indian, however, denied raping the minor and said that he only took her to his room for drinks.

The girl said that she was initially scared to inform her family about the incident so she rented a hotel in the Sukhumvit area till July 3. She later went home and told her father, who filed a complaint with the police.

Yatheesha was charged with "raping a girl under 15 and unlawfully taking away a person under 15 from her parents", the report said.

Stay up to date on all the latest World news with The New Indian Express App. Download now

Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp