Tuesday, June 4, 2013

American tourist gang-raped in northern India: police

An American tourist was gang-raped by a group of men in a hill resort in northern India, police said on Tuesday, in what is the latest in a series of attacks that have thrown the spotlight on women's safety.

The woman was picked up by three men in a truck late on Monday while hitch-hiking back to her guest house in the town of Manali in Himachal Pradesh state, police said.

Three men have been arrested in connection with the alleged attack, Himachal Pradesh police chief B. Kamal Kumar told Reuters Television in the state capital Shimla.

http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/06/04/us-india-rape-idUSBRE9530NW20130604