Kochi: A foreign woman, who fell prey to sexual assault in Kochi, has said that she got acquainted to one of the culprits over social media.
The Ernakulam central police had arrested Mouhammed Insaf and Ansari, natives of Kondotty in Malappuram, over the sexual assault case.
The woman told the police that she had got acquainted with the culprit over Facebook.
The woman came to Kochi upon the youth's invitation. She reportedly took a room at a private hotel along the MG Road where the incident happened on Wednesday.
The woman told the hotel staff that Mohammed Insaf and Ansari sexually assaulted her at the room. The staff then informed the police, who immediately reached the hotel and took the accused in custody.
The police said that the accused would be presented in court and then taken to custody.
Earlier, it was said that one of the accused, Muhammed Insaf, met the woman when he visited Thailand. However, it has been revealed now that they met over Facebook. The woman, however, had no prior acquaintance with Ansari, the other accused.