5 arrested for British tourist gang rape (3)

Attack using date-rape drug took place in October 2016

(ANSA) - Torre Annunziata, May 14 - Italian police on Monday acted to execute warrants for the arrest of five people over the gang rape of a British tourist on the Sorrento Peninsula in October 2016, sources said. Prosecutors have included the aggravating factor of the use of a date-rape drug in the charges.
    The attack took place on the last night of the woman's stay in a well-known Sorrento Peninsula hotel.
    Two barman allegedly gave the 50-year-old woman and her daughter a drink laced with a date-rape drug.
    The barman then allegedly sexually abused the woman near a swimming pool.
    She was then allegedly taken to a staff bedroom where "a number of men, at least 10, were waiting and took turns" to rape her. The attack was filmed and photographed by members of the gang with mobile telephones. The suspects were named as Antonino Miniero, Gennaro Davide Gargiulo, Fabio De Virgilio, Raffaele Regio and Francesco D'Antonio.
    Another British tourist was raped on holiday in Sardinia earlier this month.


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