51-year-old Danish tourist gangraped in Delhi: Reports

NEW DELHI - A 51-year-old Danish tourist was allegedly gangraped near the railway station in Delhi on Tuesday evening in the latest incident of violence against women in India.

According to initial reports, the woman who was staying in a hotel in Paharganj - a part of old Delhi popular with foreign tourists - lost her way when she was returning to the hotel.

As she was asking for directions, she was taken at knifepoint and allegedly gangraped. She was also robbed of her money, according to the reports.

She managed to find her way back to the hotel and made a police report. The police then contacted the Danish embassy.

Television reports said the police have detained 15 suspects.

There have been at least two other cases involving foreign women this year, according to reports.

In one case, a German woman filed a police complaint on Tuesday about being molested in a train enroute to Chennai. Earlier this month, a Polish woman was allegedly raped by a taxi driver in Mathura, near the town of Agra in the state of Uttar Pradesh.

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