5 Men are arrested in connection to a rape case reported by a woman

Police, Critical InjuriesPolice car. Photo Norway Today Media

A 20 years old woman has been taken into a house and raped by one or several men near the center of Kongsberg. Altogether five men have been arrested in connection with this case.

According to the local newspaper Laagendalsposten have the police been notified about the case at four o’clock on Thursday morning. The five arrested are all young men of foreign origin.

– She was on the way home from the city and some minutes before 4 O’clock she has been drawn into a residential building. She has been raped by one or several men, said crime chief officer Morten Ole Pedersen at Kongsberg police station.

The woman has been questioned and police will talk more with her after she has rested. The arrested ones are kept in jail in Drammen and will be questioned continuously.

– The five have status as indicted but that does not mean that everyone has been involved in the incident, said  the crime chief officer.

here will be a decision about those who are brought to custody based on what appears in interrogations.

Source: NTB scanpix / Norway Today

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