Papua New Guinea: Tourist from U.S. gang raped while boyfriend tied to a tree

Posted on January 14, 2016 • Filed under: Asia Pacific, Tourist Raped reported — American tourist gang-raped on Papua New Guinea jungle trek: Report
Police described the attack as a gang-rape and told the newspaper at least two suspects carrying bush knives and spears were involved. An American woman hiking in Papua New Guinea with her London-based boyfriend was gang-raped and three of her fingers slashed in a brutal attack along a famous World War II trail, a report said Wednesday (Jan 13).

PNG police said the pair, both aged 31, were on the Kokoda Track which runs through the jungles of the island state off Australia’s northeastern tip when they were attacked and stripped of their belongings including mobile phones, shoes, backpacks and 15,000 kina (US$5,000) in cash. Read Article

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