Wed, 15 Jan 2014 12:15:00 GMT | By Agencies

Danish woman's gang-rape in Delhi: 4 detained

Incident takes place when tourist, who is returning to her hotel in Paharganj, loses way


51-Year-Old Danish woman allegedly gangraped in Delhi (© Getty Images)

New Delhi: The Delhi Police have detained four persons in connection with the gangrape of a Danish tourist. The 51-year-old was allegedly gangraped by more than half a dozen men at knife- point near New Delhi Railway Station on Tuesday night, police said on Wednesday. Police have registered a case.

Although senior police official remained tightlipped about the case, police sources said the incident took place when the woman, who was returning to her hotel in Paharganj from Connaught Place, lost her way. She then approached a group of men for directions. Instead of helping her, they allegedly took her to a secluded place and took turns to rape her.

They also robbed her of valuables. She then returned to her hotel and narrated the incident to the manager, who called the police at around 8:30 pm.

A case has been registered at the Paharganj police station. The Danish Embassy was also informed. The woman was taken to the embassy after recording her statement with the police. According to sources, the victim has refused to undergo a medical examination.

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