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Japanese tourist allegedly raped in Kerala beach town

The attack took place in Kovalam, Kerala

By: Eastern Eye Staff

A MAN was arrested today for allegedly raping a Japanese tourist at a popular beach resort in southern India, in the latest case of sexual assault against a visitor. The 35-year-old woman was found bleeding by hotel staff in the town of Kovalam early this morning and is undergoing treatment at a hospital in the Kerala state capital Thiruvananthapuram. The woman sustained internal injuries but doctors have declared her out of danger. Police identified the accused as a 25-year-old whose family runs a handicrafts store in the tourist hotspot. “He has been sent to judicial custody and we are waiting…

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