Indian tourist arrested for raping teenager in Afghanistan

KABUL: An Indian tourist in Afghanistan has been arrested for raping a 15-year old Afghani girl.

As per sources, the Indian tourist named Deep Desai who was on a visit to Afghanistan was involved in heinous acts like sexual abuse and violence. According to the Afghan police, he had raped a 15-year-old Afghan girl in Kabul on 28th December  2020.

Desai threatened the Afghan girl and forced her to remain silent. The 15-year-old girl did not tell her family about the incident as the Indian tourist also made a video of the rape of a minor girl, which he later shared on a social networking site and it went viral.

Afghan police filed a case against the Indian nationals after the video surfaced. Teams have been formed in 4 police stations while one accused has been arrested. Desai has been arrested.

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However, the search for the suspect who filmed the video continues. It should be noted that cases of rape of girls by Afghan nationals in Afghanistan have been reported before, while in recent days, the Indian Defence Attache in Kabul Brigadier SK Narain was expelled from Afghanistan for raping an Afghan girl in the Indian embassy. The victim was visiting the mission’s office to obtain a scholarship.