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Sushma assures action in rape of US national


New Delhi : External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Saturday said those guilty in an alleged gang rape of an American woman in March this year at a luxury hotel here won’t be spared and has asked Delhi Police to register a case.

However, a case was yet to be filed even as the woman had, in an email written to Delhi Police, said that she was raped by five men at a Connaught Place five-star hotel during her visit to India.

“I have seen the media reports about gang rape of an American tourist in Delhi in March this year,” she said.She said she told Jung that “police should register a case and bring the guilty to book.”I have also asked the Indian Ambassador in the US to contact the victim and assure her that we will not spare the guilty,” Sushma Swaraj added.

                                — IANS