Russian woman raped in Goa by guest house owner

New Delhi: Accused of raping a Russian woman, the owner of a guest house in Morjim in North Goa is yet to be nabbed as he went untraceable after a complaint was filed against him, police said today.

The Russian woman had complained to the police that she was raped by James D’Souza, owner of Morjim Club guest house located in Pernem taluka near Panaji, where she had checked in early on Thursday.

“We have launched a search for James. He has gone missing since the time the police complaint was filed against him,” police inspector Sanjay Dalvi told PTI.

According to police, the incident had taken place when the woman who is holidaying in Goa was asleep in her room.

Police said the medical examination of the victim has confirmed rape.