To escape rape, Russian woman jumps from fourth floor

July 6th, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS  

Moscow, July 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A 27-year-old woman in Russia’s Siberia region, who was working as a masseuse, jumped out of a fourth-floor window after being threatened with gang rape, police said Friday.

She was injured and is being treated in hospital.

A man in Krasnoyarsk town invited the woman to his flat after seeing an advertisement in a newspaper.

Police said that instead of massage, the man demanded sexual contact while threatening her with a knife. When she refused, he invited his friends along, threatening the woman with gang rape.

The man has been detained and charged with attempted rape and murder.

–IANS/RIA Novosti

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