Manali: A 30-year-old US national today alleged that she was gang-raped by three youths in tourist resort of Manali in Himachal Pradesh, police said.
She reached Manali, some 250 km from the state capital Shimla, yesterday on a tourist visa.
The victim lodged a complaint with police that she was picked up by the youths, aged between 18 and 25 years, in a truck when she was going back to her guest house after visiting a friend, Superintendent of Police Vinod Dhawan told.
He said the accused took the victim, who was on her maiden visit, to a secluded spot and raped her.
“She was medically examined. We are awaiting a medical report,” he said. No arrest has been made so far. In the complaint, she reported theft of cash and valuables.
Earlier, an 18-year-old British volunteer teacher was raped by two cab drivers in Palampur town in Kangra district in the state in 2009.