Panaji: A Russian woman, who had come to Goa, became a victim of molestation on the very first day of her trip. Goa Police have arrested two Nepalese nationals for raping a Russian woman. According to reports, the accused raped a 37-year-old Russian woman in a hotel in Calangute on Thursday (December 01, 2022). Both the accused worked as room boys in the hotel.
A Russian woman was allegedly raped at a hotel in Calangute in North Goa on Thursday, police said. After receiving the complaint, the police arrested two Nepalese youths on charges of rape. The accused have been identified as Shakeel Ansari and Sainuddin Ansari. Both the accused are said to be residents of Bardiya in Nepal, who used to work as room boys in the same hotel. Police said the woman was raped on the first day of her arrival in Goa. The woman was staying in the hotel with her two friends. After reaching Goa on Thursday, the woman went out for a walk. After visiting several tourist places in Goa, the victim reached her hotel in the evening. According to reports, after reaching the hotel, the woman drank alcohol and went to sleep in her room. The woman's two friends were out at the time.
Police said that the first accused then entered the Russian woman's room on the pretext of cleaning and took advantage of the woman's intoxication and raped her. Due to being drunk, the victim could not understand anything at that time. Shortly after the incident, the second accused also entered the woman's room and he also tried to rape woman, but in the meantime, the woman started screaming for help. Police say that both the accused have been arrested, and the matter is being investigated.