ITALY: Four young men have been arrested in connection with the rape of two British girls in the Italian region of Basilicata.
The incident which took place monday night has kept authorities on their toes to fish out the suspects
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Pietro Argentino, public prosecutor in the city of Matera told the AGI news agency that
Four young men have been arrested after two British girls were reportedly gang-raped while intoxicated in the Italian region of Basilicata.
The two victims were reportedly approached by two young men who seemed to have taken advantage of their physical state, possibly due to alcohol.
Two others arrived later and the rapes happened in a field next to the villa.”
in addition to the four arrested, four other young people, yet to be identified, participated in the group sexual violence suffered by two English underage tourists during a party in a villa in Marconia di Pisticci (#Matera).
Prosecutor Pietro Argentino. in a tweeted
The incident reportedly happened after the girls attended a birthday party at a villa in the town of Marconia di Pisticci.
The girls, who were both aged around 15, had been visiting relatives in Marconia di Pisticci.
Authoritities reported the girls were physically assaulted with punches before the rape