European woman raped in Kolkata

The Times Of India

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KOLKATA: A foreigner lady working for an NGO allegedly has been raped by a city youth. Late on Saturday, soon after receiving the complaint, police from Kalighat police station have rounded up the accused youth, a hotel management student.

The accused has been identified as Sujay Mitra, a resident of SP Mukherjee Road of south Kolkata.

The victim woman is aged about 21 and landed in the city around a week back. Here she came to work for an NGO working for street children.

Police said she boarded a hotel on CIT Road in central Kolkata. On May 31 st, she had thrown a party at a central Kolkata night club to celebrate her birthday. The victim told police that there she met an Indian youth and befriended with him. After the party was over, they together went to friends place at central Kolkata. From there the youth– Sujay Mitra took her to his Kalighat residence and allegedly raped her. On next day initially she was hesitating to lodge a complaint and later spoke to her friends who advised her to lodge complaint.

Accompanied by her friends she went to Park street police station late on Saturday which was forwarded to kalighat police station. Soon after receiving the complaint police raided Mitra’s residence and rounded him up. Probe revealed that he is a student of Hotel Management in US.

Due to ailment and to renew his visa he came back home. Probe hinted that accused drugged the victim. Victim’s medical test was conducted at SSKM hospital. Accused has been remanded to police custody after production before the court on Sunday.

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