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  India   Crime  18 Jul 2018  Six detained for ‘sexually assaulting’ 21-yr-old Russian woman in TN

Six detained for ‘sexually assaulting’ 21-yr-old Russian woman in TN

PTI
Published : Jul 18, 2018, 2:40 pm IST
Updated : Jul 18, 2018, 2:41 pm IST

The woman was found unconscious in service apartment on Monday and was taken to a hospital by one of the 6 men who are being questioned.

 Police suspect that the foreign national lost consciousness under the influence of some drug, the nature of which was not known immediately. (Representational Image)
  Police suspect that the foreign national lost consciousness under the influence of some drug, the nature of which was not known immediately. (Representational Image)

Tiruvannamalai: Six people have been detained for allegedly sexually assaulting a 21-year-old Russian woman who is here on a tour, police said on Wednesday.

The woman was found unconscious in a service apartment on Monday and was taken to a hospital by one of the six men who are being questioned.

 

On examination, the doctors found injuries on her body, including bite marks, and alerted police, they said.

Police suspect that the foreign national lost consciousness under the influence of some drug, the nature of which was not known immediately.

The woman, who is here for about a week, has regained consciousness and investigation is underway, the police added.

Tiruvannamalai is a popular temple town in the state about 190 km from Chennai.

Tags: crime, crime against women, russian woman assaulted
Location: India, Tamil Nadu, Tiruvannamalai