Panaji, Jan 29 (PTI) A 27-year-old Iran national, who is out on bail in a drug case, has been arrested for allegedly raping a 24-year-old woman in Goa’s Arambol beach village, police said Tuesday.Also Read - ₹ 500 Fine, 3-Month License Suspension: Mumbai Police Tightens Rules For Pillion Riders Without Helmet. Deets Here

The accused Majid Azizi had met the woman, who hails from Kolkata, at a party in Arambol on January 21, a Pernem police official said. Also Read - LSG vs RCB Dream11 Team Prediction, TATA IPL 2022 Eliminator 1 Fantasy Hints: Captain, Vice-Captain – Lucknow Super Giants vs Royal Challengers Bangalore, Playing 11s For Today’s T20 Match at Eden Gardens, Kolkata 7:30 PM IST May 25 Wed

He said Azizi took the woman to his rented room after the party, and allegedly forced himself on her. Also Read - Will Rain Play Spoilsport in Kolkata During IPL Eliminator Between LSG vs RCB?

“The accused was arrested on January 28 under various sections of the IPC, after the woman filed a complaint against Azizi,” the official added.

He said Azizi was earlier booked by the Goa Police’s Anti-Narcotic Cell under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act (NDPS), and is currently out on bail.

This is published unedited from the PTI feed.