Taxi driver who raped tourist in Jerusalem indicted - Israeli media

A taxi driver was indicted for rape and indecent acts against a 19-year-old tourist, Ynet reported on Wednesday.

Muhammad Barkhat, a 28-year-old from Jerusalem, committed the alleged acts while providing taxi services.

In the request to extend his detention, prosecutors wrote: "The accused took advantage of the fact that the plaintiff was a young tourist under the influence of alcohol, knowing that she was expected to leave the country within about a week."

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