INDIAN STORE WORKER JAILED FOR RAPE, ASSAULT IN UK
LONDON: A 30-year-old Indian-origin store worker in the UK has been jailed for nearly eight years for raping a woman wh o visited his shop to charge her mobile phone, according to media reports. Swapnil Kulat locked the 40-year-old woman inside the shop, beat her and raped her. Kulat, who hailed from Nagpur, was sentenced to seven years and eight months in prison by the Manchester Crown Court after pleading guilty to rape, false imprisonment and causing actual bodily harm, the report said. He faces being deported back to India following his release. The woman was held prisoner overnight and was repeatedly threatened with murder before she was freed.