Oman Police Arrest Man for Kidnapping, Sexually Harassing Girl

Published January 9th, 2019 - 10:36 GMT
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One person has been arrested for kidnapping, sexually harassing and threatening a girl in South Sharqiyah, the Royal Oman Police (ROP) has said.

The suspect, according to an ROP source, kidnapped the girl and took her to an isolated location where he sexually harassed her. He also filmed the act and threatened her against reporting the crime.

In a statement online, the police said, "The Southern Sharqiyah Police Command arrested a person on charges of cheating a girl and violating the IT Crimes Act."

A source in the Royal Oman Police added, "The accused kidnapped the victim and took her to a remote location and sexually harassed her. He then filmed the act and threatened her against reporting him to [officials]".

This article has been adapted from its original source.

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