Woman Allegedly Gangraped Near Eiffel Tower In Paris
Woman Allegedly Gangraped Near Eiffel Tower In Paris

French officials say three men have been charged and jailed after a woman was allegedly lured on Facebook by one of them and then gangraped near the Eiffel Tower.

A police official said Friday that three Algerian men were arrested earlier this week in a Paris hotel under suspicion of taking part in the rape of the French woman in the Champ-de-Mars garden, close to the famous tower.

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The official says one of the men is suspected of chatting with the woman on Facebook before the alleged rape and then arranging a date with her in Paris.

The official spoke on condition of anonymity because of the ongoing investigation.

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The Paris prosecutor’s office confirmed that three men have been given preliminary charges in the case and jailed. It wouldn’t elaborate.