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Watch: Rape accused American national turns violent during arrest

Mathura (Uttar Pradesh): An American national, who was accused of rape turned violent, when police personnel came to arrest him in Mathura on Thursday. The foreign citizen got a knife from the kitchen and threatened policemen.

The American citizen was accused of raping a Delhi-based woman


After a prolonged tussle, he was finally arrested by the police. The American citizen was accused of raping a Delhi-based woman.


The accused who has been identified as Michael James(30) came to India in 2017, to visit Vrindavan's Iscon temple, police said.

During his visit, he befriended a woman on Facebook, which turned into a love affair. Michael called her on the pretext of marrying her and raped her, police said

According to the victim, Michael used to thrash her whenever she used to question him regarding marriage.

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Following this, the victim complained against him in Vrindavan police station.

Based on the complaint, when police went to arrest the accused he threatened the policemen and created a huge ruckus.



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