Wednesday 23 August 2017

Woman 'lured on Facebook to Eiffel Tower date where she was gang-raped'

The Eiffel Tower in Paris (stock photo)
The Eiffel Tower in Paris (stock photo)
Denise Calnan

Denise Calnan

Three men were charged after a woman was allegedly lured on Facebook to the Eiffel Tower where she was gang-raped.

The three men, understood to be Algerian, were arrested this week in a Paris hotel in connection with raping the woman.

The attack reportedly took place in the large Champs-de-Mars garden, located to the south-west of the tower.

One of the men is suspected of making contact with the woman on Facebook and arranging a date in the French capital.

The prosecutor's office confirmed the men have been remanded in custody, DailyMail reports.

It is not clear when the incident took place.

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