"We have asked for a report from Gurgaon Police in the matter. Further steps will be taken once the Ministry receives a detailed report from them," External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Vikas Swarup said.

Two Nepalese women have alleged that they were abducted and raped by the diplomat repeatedly in a flat in Gurgaon on the outskirts of the national capital after which local police filed an FIR in the matter.

However, Saudi Embassy officials have denied the allegations. If prima facie a case is made out, the government usually asks the country involved to withdraw diplomatic immunity of the diplomat or official concerned or declares the individual persona non grata. Gurgaon Police had raided a flat in DLF Phase-II and rescued the two women. The victims have alleged that they were first taken to Jeddah in Saudi Arabia where they were made to perform household chores and were raped, ACP Rajesh stated.

Sometime back they were taken to Gurgaon flat where guests of the family also raped them, he added, adding the flat had been taken on rent by the Saudi Embassy based in Delhi.

"A new maid visited the flat and witnessed the miseries of these two women and left the house. That maid reported the matter to an NGO, which informed the police," Rajesh mentioned.

The Gurgaon Police have registered cases against the diplomat and 'unknown people' said to be the diplomat's friends today at the DLF-2 police station under sections of gang-rape (376 D), rape (376), unnatural sex (377) and some other sections of Indian Penal Code including 342, 323 and 120B (conspiracy). No arrests have been made so far.

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