Published On: Mon, Mar 11th, 2019

One held for raping Kenyan woman in Uttarakhand

Dehradun: The Uttarakhand Police have arrested a man for allegedly raping a Kenyan woman on the pretext of showing waterfall near Rishikesh, the police said on Monday.

Himanshu Thapliyal (31) was arrested after a day-long manhunt from Rishikesh

Himanshu Thapliyal (31) was arrested after a day-long manhunt from Rishikesh, the police said.

In her compliant to police on Sunday, the woman had alleged that a local youth raped her on the pretext of showing a waterfall near Rishikesh. The complaint was lodged at Muni Ki Reti police station, near Rishikesh, in the Tehri district.

“Following the complaint, police had launched a probe. When we scanned CCTV camera footage, we got clue about the accused,” a police official said.

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