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Saudi man arrested for raping an orphan woman

Makkah: Saudi police arrested a man for allegedly raping and threatening to kill a young woman who was adopted by his family.

29-year-old woman said that she was raped four months ago. She also said that she had run away from the home of her adopted family because of the incident of rape. Victim of the rape had undergone medical tests and was questioned by members of the National Human Rights Commission in Makkah.

However, the mother of the accused said that the allegations are false. She also added that her son used to treat the woman as his sister. Meanwhile police shifted the woman to Al-Zohour Orphanage in Makkah and refused to comment on the case.