Posted on August 26, 2022

UN Diplomat Accused of Raping NYC Neighbor Fled to South Sudan After Dodging Charges

Jesse O'Neill, New York Post, August 25, 2022

The South Sudanese envoy accused of raping his Manhattan neighbor earlier this week fled to his homeland after dodging charges in the city {snip}

Charles Dickens Imene Oliha, 46, allegedly raped a 24-year-old woman who lives in his Washington Heights apartment building after he forced his way into her apartment {snip}

Charles Dickens Imene Oliha

Charles Dickens Imene Oliha

Oliha was taken into custody after his accuser called the NYPD, but the United Nations emissary was released without being charged after cops found he was protected from US laws by diplomatic immunity {snip}

South Sudan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation confirmed that Oliha had returned to Africa {snip}

“It is with regret that our diplomat was involved in an alleged rape incident with one of New York City residents,” the statement read.

“The leadership of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation took the decision to immediately recall the diplomat {snip}