Fourth suspect detained over gang rape of Polish tourist
PR dla Zagranicy
Four gang members suspected of raping a Polish tourist and beating up her husband at a beach in Italy’s Rimini last weekend have been detained by Italian police.
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The Italian police confirmed that the fourth member of a gang that allegedly attacked the Polish tourists was detained on Sunday morning.
According to preliminary information from the Italian forces, the fourth detainee is a 20-year-old refugee from Congo, the alleged leader of the four-person gang and the only adult in the group. He was detained at a train station in Rimini.
On Saturday, two alleged perpetrators of the attack turned themselves over to the police after their images were published in the media – two brothers aged 15 and 16, born in Italy to immigrants from Morocco.
The teenagers were also recognized by a Peruvian transsexual that the gang allegedly raped on the same night as the Polish woman.
The third alleged attacker, a 17-year-old Nigerian, was detained on Saturday afternoon.
The Polish couple, both aged 26, were walking on the beach late on Friday night last week when they were attacked – the husband was beaten up by four attackers, who then raped his wife. Polish prosecutors are also investigating the case. (mol/pk)