Arab Taharrush in the city’s center.
This happened in Nov 2015, a little over a month before the gang rapes started in earnest, or at least gained notoriety.
Group rape in the center of Helsinki – four foreigners detained
Monday 01.25.2016 at 15.59
A young woman is suspected to have been a victim of gang rape in the center of Helsinki.
The Helsinki District Court has captured over the weekend a total of four Middle Eastern men on suspicion of aggravated rape.
According to lltalehi’s information at least three of them came to Finland as asylum seekers. Three of the detainees was born in 1992, the fourth was born in 1977.
The suspected crime took place on Saturday night on November 1 of last year. The crime scene was the premises outside the railway station .
The police has so far been very reticent on the details of the case.
– The preliminary investigation is at an early stage. I can confirm only that the police are investigating a crime under the heading of arrest for aggravated rape, says criminal inspector Petri Rainiala.
– The police, were on the suspect’s trail through its own investigations.