Chandigarh: A British national alleged that she had been raped by a staff member of the spa of a leading hotel at IT Park in Chandigarh. The woman was staying at the hotel, and had gone for a foot spa when a masseur touched her inappropriately without her consent, the woman claimed.Also Read - Woman, 6-Year-Old Daughter Gangraped In Moving Car In Uttarakhand's Roorkee

The accused in the question is a 28-year-old resident of Uttar Pradesh’s Bijnor. The victim is reported to be around 50 years old. Also Read - Shimla, But Not Shimla! Beat The Heat At These 6 Hill Stations Near Chandigarh This Summer

Police officials said that the matter was being investigated. Meanwhile, the accused, who has been booked for rape, is absconding. Also Read - Over 11 Shops Gutted In Fire At Furniture Market In Chandigarh, Fire Tenders Rush To Spot

In an earlier incident in October, a 30-year-old Russian woman alleged she was raped by two unknown persons in Manali. The incident occurred when the woman was passing through an isolated area after having dinner Thursday night, Kullu Superintendent of Police Shalini Agnihotri said.

On her complaint, a case has been registered under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) at Manali police station, Agnihotri said.