37-year-old yoga enthusiast from US raped in Rishikesh

Updated: 09 October, 2020 11:02 IST | PTI | Rishikesh

Abhinav Roy, a resident of Rishikesh, sneaked into her room through her balcony and raped her on October 5

Photo for representational purpose
Photo for representational purpose

A 37-year-old yoga enthusiast from the United States of America (US) was allegedly raped in Rishikesh multiple times by a local resident, police said on Thursday.

As per the case registered by the victim, Abhinav Roy, a resident of Rishikesh, sneaked into her room through her balcony and raped her on October 5, Muni ki Reti police station in-charge RK Saklani said.

He had established sexual contact with her by calling her to his flat several times before the October 5 incident, added the official. The woman complained that the accused’s father was pressuring her to withdraw the case, said police.

Keep scrolling to read more news

Catch up on all the latest Crime, National, International and Hatke news here. Also download the new mid-day Android and iOS apps to get latest updates.

Mid-Day is now on Telegram. Click here to join our channel (@middayinfomedialtd) and stay updated with the latest news

This story has been sourced from a third party syndicated feed, agencies. Mid-day accepts no responsibility or liability for its dependability, trustworthiness, reliability and data of the text. Mid-day management/mid-day.com reserves the sole right to alter, delete or remove (without notice) the content in its absolute discretion for any reason whatsoever

First Published: 09 October, 2020 10:39 IST

Sign up for all the latest news, top galleries and trending videos from Mid-day.com

Subscribe
loading image
This website uses cookie or similar technologies, to enhance your browsing experience and provide personalised recommendations. By continuing to use our website, you agree to our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy. OK