The 51-year-old woman had lost lost her way and was assaulted when she tried asking for direction on Tuesday night. A complaint has been registered with the Paharganj police.
The woman has been touring India for past one week. More details are awaited in the case.
This incident adds to the alarming surge in crime against foreign nationals in the past two months.
Earlier in January, a Polish woman was allegedly raped by a taxi driver in Mathura. The woman in her police complaint said that she was abducted at knife point by a taxi driver in Mathura who later drugged and raped her. When the victim regained her senses, she found herself in Delhi’s Nizamuddin area.
Back in December 2013, a Yoga instructor was arrested for raping his 25-year-old student, a Dutch woman in Goa. The accused, Krishna Sharma, who is in his thirties and hails from Uttar Pradesh, was arrested at Dabolim airport when he was trying to escape after the incident, police said.
- Polish woman drugged, raped in India by taxi driver (arabtimesonline.com)