Irish national raped in Kolkata, one arrested

Kolkata, June 2 (IANS) A man has been arrested for allegedly raping a 21-year-old Irish woman, police said here Sunday.

“We arrested Sujoy Mitra following a complaint of rape by an Irish woman who lives in the city. Based on pictures in her mobile, we arrested Mitra from his residence here late Saturday night,” an officer of Kalighat police station said.

According to police, the woman, associated with a Darjeeling-based NGO, had invited Mitra to an upscale hotel to celebrate her birthday Friday night.

After the party ended in the early hours Saturday, the woman dropped an inebriated Mitra to his house in Kalighat, where he allegedly raped her.

The victim filed a police complaint, following which Mitra was arrested.

A medical test confirmed rape.

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