Saudi students deny US sexual assault charges

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Four Saudi students studying in the US have denied allegations of sexually assaulting two women and pleaded not guilty in a US court, according to an online newspaper.

The students told the court in Providence, Rhode Island, that “the two girls had willingly accompanied them to their apartment.”

The men were assisted by an Arabic-speaking translator.

The Providence Journal newspaper said that three Saudi students at Johnson and Wales University had been arrested in connection with an alleged sexual assault on an 18 year-old female student. The fourth Saudi was arrested for sexually assaulting another girl in the same place.

The newspaper reported that the four men had been charged with assaulting the women at the men’s residence in Pawtucket after the group met at a nightclub in Providence.

The newspaper said that the two girls told police that they met the men in a nightclub and went with them to their residence.

The girls admitting drinking beer and smoking marijuana with the men but said that they did not remember the details of what had happened.

A university spokeswoman said all four students have been placed on interim suspension pending the university conduct board’s review of the case.

Mohammad Al-Issa, the Saudi cultural attache in the US, said that he was following the case and was waiting for further details.


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