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Japanese woman allegedly raped in Himachal Pradesh's Kullu, one person held

Meanwhile, the police have registered a case and arrested a person in the connection.

Edited by: India TV News Desk, Shimla [ Updated: June 02, 2018 9:44 IST ]
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In yet another case of atrocities committed against women, a Japanese lady was allegedly raped by a taxi driver in Himachal Pradesh's Kullu district on Friday. 

Meanwhile, the police have registered a case and arrested a person in the connection.

"Case has been registered and one person also arrested. The victim has been sent for the medical test," said Superintendent of Police, Kullu, Shalini Agnihotri.

"As per the victim, the accused is a taxi driver. Further investigation underway," she added.

She said other evidence and DNA samples had been collected. The SP added that the Embassy concerned had been informed and the victim was scheduled to go back from Delhi on June 3.

The SP further said the vehicle bearing a temporary registration number belonging to the suspect had also been impounded.

The SP said the police helpline numbers were available on all taxis for any kind of emergency and effective measures would be taken to ensure the safety of tourists.

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