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Spanish tourists attacked in India testify in court


A Spanish couple was attacked in India. the woman was gang-raped and her husband was severely beaten, This Sunday they went to court to give the judge mandatory testimony in the trial.

Both were detained by the police from government house to local court take the first step in a possible trial against the three defendants still detained, the agency said EFE A police source close to the case.

Crime has become partly loud because they are foreign citizens, which attracted a lot of press attention.

The couple, who spent several months traveling around Asian countries, set up a tent near the police station in Dumka district, overnight last Friday when they were attacked by a group of men around midnight, they said EFE various official sources.

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In a video message, the man stated that His wife was raped by seven men. “They attacked us in the store, beat us, put a knife to my throat and said they were going to kill us, and seven men raped her,” she said.

So far only arrest of three of those involved who, according to police, admitted the facts, although authorities did not specify what crimes.

The victim impact statement is the first step for the court to approve arrests and criminal charges have been formalized. This, coupled with a clean investigation, would ensure that those involved would not avoid jail.

The law establishes severe penalties for rape, which most of them don’t accept bail. According to the Indian Penal Code, rape is punishable by a minimum of 10 years’ imprisonment, while gang rape is punishable by up to life imprisonment.

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Forensic source consulted EFE explained that in order for the process to be followed to the letter, the statement must be made separately by the police Forensic evidence must be collected within 24 hours.

The step the Spanish couple takes at this point is to make a statement to the judge: testimony serving as evidence in court.

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The accused must also appear in court. Police may ask the victim to identify the attackers and they must also undergo a medical examination.

Despite this, the source consulted EFE assures that yes, “the evidence against the accused is not enough, the police can release them within 24 hours.”

(according to information from EFE)

Source: Aristegui Noticias



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