Three men charged over alleged kidnap and sexual assault in the Harborough district

They are all due to appear at Leicester Magistrates’ Court today (Thursday January 20)

By News Reporter
Thursday, 20th January 2022, 9:46 am

Three men have been charged over an alleged kidnap and sexual assault in the Harborough district.

The charges relate to a report of a serious sexual assault in Misterton, near Lutterworth, on Sunday (January 16).

As we reported on Tuesday, forensic police were in the area gathering evidence.

Three men have been charged over an alleged kidnap and sexual assault in the Harborough district.

Vahar Manchala, 22, of Gaul Street, Leicester has been charged with two counts of sexual assault, two counts of assaulting a female aged 13 and over by penetration with a part of his body/a thing and one count of kidnap/falsely imprisoning a person with intent to commit a relevant sexual offence.

Rana Yellambai, 28, of Gaul Street, Leicester has been charged with one count of one count of kidnap/falsely imprisoning a person with intent to commit a relevant sexual offence and one count of assaulting a female aged 13 and over by penetration with a part of his body/a thing.

Ajay Doppalapudi, 25, of Gaul Street, Leicester has been charged with one count of one count of kidnap/falsely imprisoning a person with intent to commit a relevant sexual offence and one count of assaulting a female aged 13 and over by penetration with a part of his body/a thing.

They are all due to appear at Leicester Magistrates’ Court today (Thursday January 20).

A fourth man, aged 27, was arrested as part of the investigation and released with no further action.