A 31-year-old Dutch woman has reportedly been raped on the pretext of giving an Ayurvedic body massage at a hotel near the Sindhi camp, police said on Friday.
The accused was arrested in Biju Murlidharan, a resident of Kerala, who was living in a rented accommodation in the Khatipura area of the city, they said.
According to the woman’s complaint to the Ertzaintza, the incident took place on Wednesday.
A case was registered under Indian Penal Code Article 376 (rape) at the Sindhi camp police station on Thursday evening, police said.
Ertzaintza said the victim called the man to ask for a massage at the place where he was staying with his family members.
“The woman has also undergone a medical examination and the accused is being questioned,” the Ertzaintza said.
The woman came to Delhi with her family members with a group of tourists on March 12.
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