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Swiss national to stay in India to help probe, identification

Source : PTI
Last Updated: Mon, Mar 18, 2013 09:07 hrs

New Delhi: The Swiss national, who was gang -raped in Madhya Pradesh last week, along with her husband has said they will continue to stay in the country for the moment while expressing readiness to fully cooperate in the ongoing investigation and identification process.

"The Embassy confirms that the victims reached New Delhi in the early hours of March 17, 2013. They were provided medical assistance on their arrival and are currently recovering.

"While speaking to Ambassador Linus von Castelmur the couple expressed their readiness to fully cooperate in the ongoing investigation and identification process. They will continue to stay in India for the moment," a Swiss embassy release said here.

The Embassy also thanked the Madhya Pradesh police for its cooperation.

The Swiss tourist, on a cycling trip along with her husband in Madhya Pradesh, was allegedly gang-raped at a forest area in Datia district, on the night of March 15.




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