Home > News > tamil-nadu-news


Bihar youth held in Chennai for raping German girl

Chennai, Jan 15 : A 22-year-old youth from Bihar has been arrested here for raping an 18-year-old German girl while travelling on the Mangalore-Chennai West Coast Express, police said.


Chandan Kumar was arrested by railway police Tuesday evening.

"We have arrested Chandan Kumar, aged 22, a carpenter working in Sriperumbudur. He and the German girl were travelling together from Mangalore to Chennai Jan 10. They were sharing a RAC (reservation against cancellation) seat," Inspector General of Police (Railways) Seema Agarwal told IANS.

She said the girl came here to work in a non-governmental organisation.

Agarwal said though the incident happened on the night of Jan 10 and the train reached Chennai Jan 11 evening, the girl filed her complaint Jan 13.

"Initially she had gone to the Chennai police commissioner's office who in turn informed me. The German girl had first contacted the German Consul office. An official from the German consul accompanied her when the complaint was made," Agarwal said.

Based on information given by the railways from the ticket reservation forms, Kumar was traced within 24 hours and arrested Tuesday evening.

Though there were other passengers in the compartment where the sexual assault took place, the girl did not make any complaint at that time out of fear, she said.

--IANS (Posted on 15-01-2014)

Share this Post:


Post Your Comments

Information on States of India:

Andaman Nicobar | Andhra Pradesh | Assam | Bihar | Chandigarh | Chhattisgarh | Dadar Nagar Haveli | Daman Diu | Delhi | Goa | Gujarat | Haryana | Himachal Pradesh | Jammu Kashmir | Jharkhand | Karnataka | Kerala | Lakshadweep | Madhya Pradesh | Maharashtra | Manipur | Meghalaya | Mizoram | Nagaland | Orissa | Pondicherry | Punjab | Rajasthan | Sikkim | Tamil Nadu | Tripura | Uttar Pradesh | Uttaranchal | West Bengal

INDIA REGIONAL MAPS:

Andhra Pradesh Travel Map | Bihar Travel Map | Goa Travel Map | Gujarat Travel Map | Haryana Travel Map | Himachal Pradesh Map | Karnataka Travel Map | Kerala Travel Map | Maharashtra Travel Map | Punjab Travel Map | Rajasthan Travel Map | Sikkim Travel Map | Tamil Nadu Travel Map | Uttar Pradesh Travel Map | West Bengal Travel Map |

MORE MAPS OF INDIA:

Airports of India | Districts of India | India Pilgrim Centers | Tourism Map of India | National Highways in India | India Railway Routes |

INDIA CITY MAPS:

Ahmadabad | Bangalore | Chennai | Coimbatore | Delhi | Hyderabad/Secunderabad | Kochi | Kolkata | Mumbai | Pondicherry | Pune | Surat |

KERALA TRAVEL MAPS:

Alappuzha | Ernakulam | Idukki | Kannur | Kasaragod | Kollam | Kottayam | Kozhikode | Malappuram | Palakkad | Pathanamthitta | Thiruvananthapuram | Thrissur | Wayanad |

More tamil-nadu-news: