Indian Express - A diplomat from Saudi Arabia is among those booked for gangrape and wrongful confinement after two women — a woman, 44, and her daughter, 20, from Nepal — were rescued from his residence in Gurgaon after a raid on Monday night, police said.
|Caitriona Towers in Gurgaon, where the women were allegedly held hostage. (Express Photo by: Manoj Kumar)|
The women, who were hired as domestic help, were allegedly kept as “hostages for more than a month”. Their medical examination has confirmed rape and sexual assault. Read: Victims: ‘Sometimes, 7-8 men raped us in one day… we thought we were going to die’ The two women were rescued from the diplomat’s apartment in Caitriona Towers, Ambience Lagoon on Monday night. The raid was reportedly planned after the police received a letter from the Nepal embassy regarding their plight. Read: Gurgaon Police swung into action after letter from Nepal Embassy Police sources said the two women employed by the diplomat’s family had been allegedly raped, assaulted, threatened and forced to have unnatural sex over a period of four months.
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