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MUMBAI: An NRI yoga teacher has been arrested in Goa for raping a 33-year-old German tourist.
According to police, Krishna Sharma, 37, who comes from Uttar Pradesh but is based in Noreway, was nabbed at Goa’s Dabolim airport while he was trying to catch a flight to Delhi after committing the crime on Monday.
Sharma allegedly raped the German woman at a beach village which is about 30 km from Panaji.
The victim had signed for his yoga classes at his yoga centre in Mandrem.
On Monday evening, Sharma and the victim met at a music event. Then he accompanied the woman to her hotel room in Mandrem where he raped her. Then he reportedly took her to his room and again raped her. The victim complained to the police who nabbed Sharma from the airport. He was remanded to seven-day police custody.
The beach village is a favorite with tourists, mostly from Russia.