Brit tourist ‘raped by taxi driver in Crete after he took her to remote spot’


A British tourist has allegedly been raped in Crete by a taxi driver who took her to a remote location reasonably than her lodge.

The lady, in her 40s, advised native police that she was assaulted in the city of Hersonissos on Could 31 after being picked up from a bar.

She was holidaying on the Greek island with a good friend.

She reportedly stated that the taxi driver raped her in the again of his cab at an remoted spot on the island.

After the alleged assault she was taken to a close-by hospital and examined.

Greek information outlet Protothema stories {that a} 28-year-old man was arrested on June 2 and was launched the next day, pending additional investigation.



The woman claimed the taxi driver took her to a remote location rather than her hotel (stock)
The lady claimed the taxi driver took her to a remote location reasonably than her lodge (inventory)

Authorities are but to launch any additional particulars.

The accused man has reportedly denied the accusations from the second he was arrested, as a substitute insisting that the intercourse was absolutely consensual.

The report comes simply weeks after one other British tourist was allegedly raped whereas on vacation in Corfu.

The lady was stated to be in a “dangerous situation” as she turned up to an area police station on the Greek island to make the report on Could 14.

Police advised The Solar that she was on vacation with her boyfriend on the time. She reported waking up after an evening out to discover a man on high of her.



At least 74 Brits reported being raped or sexually assaulted in Greece between 2016 and 2018 (stock)
At the least 74 Brits reported being raped or sexually assaulted in Greece between 2016 and 2018 (inventory)

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She was stated to give an individual’s description to detectives, who instantly started searches and arrested a 40-year-old man.

She recognized him because the attacker, with police additionally saying that the accused labored at her lodge.

He denied rape and claimed he had sexual activity with the girl with her consent.

International Workplace figures present at the least 74 Brits reported being raped or sexually assaulted in Greece between 2016 and 2018.

Should you or any individual you realize has been affected by this story, contact Sufferer Assist without spending a dime, confidential recommendation on 08 08 16 89 111 or go to their web site, www.victimsupport.org.uk.



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