Indian police detain three in tourist rape case

STORY: He did not give details of the crime or identify the victims, adding the two had told authorities "their modesty had been outraged", in an incident involving seven men.

The couple, who have identified themselves as Vicente and Fernanda to Spanish TV channel Antena 3, said in a video interview on Saturday (March 2) that the men raped Fernanda and hit Vicente repeatedly.

Kherwar said one of the people detained had given the authorities names of others involved. A forensic science laboratory was helping in the case, he added.

The Spanish Foreign Ministry said it was sending staff to the area and had been in touch with authorities, while its Brazilian counterpart said it had sought contact with the woman, who is a Spanish-Brazilian dual citizen through its embassy in New Delhi and was available to offer assistance.