German tourist rape case: Tamil Nadu Police releases sketch

After three suspects have been detained for questioning, 4 special teams have been formed to find the assailants, stated Kanchipuram SP Santosh.

The Kanchipuram police have released a sketch of one the assailants who had sexually assaulted a German tourist at Patipulam.

On Sunday evening, a German national filed a complaint with Mahabalipuram police that she was kidnapped and raped by two unknown men.

She was immediately taken to Kanchipuram General Hospital for a medical check-up and was later moved to the resort where she is staying.

WHAT HAPPENED?

The victim came to Chennai along with 4 others and was staying at a resort in Mahabalipuram.

As she was walking along the beach on Sunday morning, she was overpowered by 2 men who dragged her into a pine forest nearby and sexually assaulted her.

The woman somehow managed to escape the culprits and reached her friends to whom she narrated the entire hurtful story.

POLICE INVESTIGATION SO FAR

The German Embassy in Delhi was alerted and cops in Tamil Nadu were informed as well.

After three suspects have been detained for questioning , 4 special teams have been formed to find the assailants, stated Kanchipuram SP Santosh.

Later in the day, cops released a portrait of a man, presumably resembling that of the culprit.

'We have drawn a portrait of the culprit. The woman didn't see the other person's face. We've got the medical reports also. We are investigating,' said Santosh, SP after speaking with the victim for more than 2 hours.

He also stated that the German woman is free to leave for her country.

One of the Germans who accompanied the victim, earlier confirmed that the culprits must be around 30-35 years of age.

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