Man in court for luring young woman with fake social media account, and commit sexual act

8 May 2020 I A Nepalese national, charged over allegedly committing sexual act in front of a teenager earlier this year, will appear in Sydney court today.

According to NSW Police Force, the unidentified man had allegedly created a fake social media account to lure and meet up with the victim.

The alleged offence occured on March 18 in Allawah after the man arranged to meet with the victim on the pretext of job interview.


The accused man pretending to be a potential employer apparently asked the teenaged woman to get into his car. Once she was inside the vehicle, the man allegedly began to commit “an act of indecency”.

Just before she experienced the traumatic experience, the 18-year-old woman had walked from Allawah Railway Station towards Woids Avenue for what turned out to be a fake job interview.

The victim was lucky enough to get out of the vehicle and run back towards the train station. She then contacted police following which officers from the Police Transport and Safety Command had commenced investigation.

Little over a month since the alleged offence took place, the Nepalese man was arrested from a home in Hurstville on April 24. He was taken to Kogarah Police Station and charged with “carry out sexual act with another without consent”.

Sydney south suburbs, where the alleged incident took place, is extremely popular with international students from Nepal because of their proximity to the city. Rockdale and Hurstville have particularly beocme the centre of the fast-growing diaspora.

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