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 - Ind vs Aus 4th Test Day 2 Live Updates and Live Cricket Score Gabba, Brisbane Today's Match: India Eye Early Wickets

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 - KHP vs SOP Dream11 Team Prediction Pakistan One Day Cup 2020-21: Captain, Vice-captain, Fantasy Tips, Probable XIs For Today's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa vs Southern Punjab at Karachi at 10:00 AM IST January 16 Saturday

He said Azizi took the woman to his rented room after the party, and allegedly forced himself on her. Also Read - APFC vs PRN1 Dream11 Team Prediction Nepal One Day Prime Minister's Cup 2021 Match 2: Captain, Vice-captain, Fantasy Tips, Probable XIs For Today's Armed Police Force Club vs Providence 1 at Kirtipur at 9:15 AM IST January 16 Saturday

“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.