The no-nonsense Bangalore police have arrested a 31-year-old Nigerian, identified as Prince John for allegedly raping a girl in Manipuri, India. He was picked up on Sunday.
The Chinese authorities have also already secure a court injuction to remand Prince John in custody for the next 14 days to conclude investigations. “The accused raped the victim on May 13 in Bangalore. He had threatened her with dire consequences if she went to the police.
"Later, the victim fled to Mumbai and lodged a complaint with the police there. The case was transferred to us and we arrested Prince John,” said Bangalore rural superintendent of police D. Prakash.
According to the police sources, we gathered that Prince John is in Bangalore on a student visit. He met and befriended the victim’s aunt a few months ago. On May 13, the victim and her aunt visited Prince John at his residence.
“Subsequently, he told his girlfriend (victim’s aunt) that he would take her (victim) for an introduction to a friend, who would help her solve a personal crisis. He took the unsuspecting victim to a house where he raped and threatened her,” the police added.
The victim is now undergoing treatment at a hospital in Mumbai.
In addition, we gathered that the incident has caused unrest among the North East student community.