Two Asians held for kidnapping, attempt to rape

July 24, 2017

The ROP has said that officials from the Ruwi Police Station have arrested two Asian men on the charges of kidnapping and attempting to rape an Asian woman. 

An ROP official said that officers from the Criminal Investigations Department at the Ruwi Police Station arrested the duo.

The official said that the victim jumped from the third floor window of a building to escape from the clutches of the accused. “She suffered several injuries and was shifted to Khoula Hospital for treatment.

“She has stated that the accused forced her to enter their vehicle and was then taken to an apartment in Ruwi where they tried to rape her.”

The ROP official said that victim somehow managed to break free and escape from the building.

After an investigation, the ROP arrested the duo. They have been referred to the Public Prosecution.