New Delhi: A 35-year-old Japanese tourist was raped by a man at Kovalam, police said. The incident happened on Friday night.

The woman was bleeding in her room and was taken to a hospital by the hotel staff, police said.

The accused, Teja (25) has been arrested based on the woman’s complaint. His family runs a handicrafts shop at Kovalam.

A case has been registered against Teja under section 376 (punishment for rape) of the Indian Penal Code.