70­-YEAR­-OLD FRENCH WO­MAN RAPED AT LODGE IN VARANASI

Hindustan Times (Bathinda) - - PUNJAB -

A 70-year-old French­woman, who raised aware­ness about the im­por­tance of ed­u­ca­tion among women, was al­legedly raped by an ine­bri­ated guard in her room at a lodge in Varanasi’s Mad­hopur vil­lage on Wed­nes­day. The wo­man had been stay­ing at a lodge near Shooltankehswar ghat along the Ganges for the last 11 months, and had been associated with an NGO in rais­ing aware­ness among ru­ral women about im­por­tance of ed­u­ca­tion.

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