A man from Gujarat has been arrested for allegedly raping a woman tourist at a resort in Assonora village of North Goa. the alleged incident took place on August 23. Based on the woman’s complaint the police arrested Laxman Siyar, 47, who was also on a visit to Goa.
He was arrested at Thivim village near Mapusa town in North Goa. the woman and the accused had earlier met each other on a flight and had befriended each other.
As they had a conversation, he took her number and the two remained in touch. earlier this week, the woman and the man visited Goa separately. On August 23, he called the woman on her phone and persuaded her to visit the resort he was staying in Assonora under the pretext of showing the amenities there.
When the woman visited the resort, the accused took her into his room and raped her there. He also threatened her against disclosing about the incident to anybody. the woman then lodged a complaint and police teams were formed.