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Man arrested in Poland over rape of Irish woman

The Department of Foreign Affairs is providing consular assistance to a young Irish woman who was beaten and raped after attending a conference in Poland.

THE DEPARTMENT OF Foreign Affairs has confirmed to TheJournal.ie that it is providing consular assistance to a young Irish woman after she was beaten and raped in Poland last week.

On Monday, Polish police arrested a 24-year-old Armenian man over the sexual attack, which allegedly occurred in the town of Konstancin-Jeziorna on Friday.

According to the Irish Daily Mirror, the incident occured at a legal conference in the small town, 18km south of the capital Warsaw. The newspaper reports that both the suspect and the 28-year-old victim had attended the conference.

Following a court hearing, the 24-year old suspect is being detained at a local prison. He could face up to 12 years in prison.

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