Saudi Ambassador Saud Mohammed Alsati was called in by the External Affairs Ministry and told that the Haryana Police is seeking cooperation in the case, a day after the ministry received a report about the case from police.

"MEA Chief of Protocol called in Saudi Ambassador today and conveyed request of Haryana Police for cooperation of Embassy in the case of 2 Nepali citizens," Spokesperson in the Ministry of External Affairs Vikas Swarup said.

Gurgaon Police last night had sent a 'detailed' report to the ministry on their investigation into the case. The report was sent hours after a second medical examination of the two women confirmed rape and sodomy, said Rajesh Chechi, ACP (Crime) of Gurgaon Police. The Saudi Embassy had issued a statement yesterday terming the allegations 'false' and said it has protested the police 'intrusion' into a diplomat's house against all diplomatic conventions.

The Saudi Ambassador along with some embassy officials had also met senior MEA officials yesterday to register their protest. Meanwhile a group of women rights activists held a protest outside Saudi Embassy demanding action against the diplomat. They demanded that no diplomatic immunity be extended to him.

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