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COURT | Woman Raped And Tortured For 14 Terrifying Hours

UPDATE | It has been revealed that the man accused of torturing and raping a woman for 14 hours at a home on the Sunshine Coast, is from Bundaberg.  

Police admit the victim of the ordeal would have been "absolutely terrified". 

A man, who had not long been in the Maroochydore home according to neighbours, is accused of tying up the woman and threatening to set her alight.

He was initially hospitalised after friends of the woman went to the house and one of them allegedly stabbed her.  

The accused, who can't be named for legal reasons, faced court on Friday and was remanded in custody to appear on July 19 for a Commital Mention.  

EARLIER | Sunshine Coast Police admit the victim of a 14 hour long rape and torture ordeal would have been "absolutely terrified". 

A Maroochydore man is accused of tying her up and threatening to set her alight.

Det Sgt Chris Eaton said the woman went to the home, that would later become her prison, voluntarily on Wednesday night.  

The 29-year-old is recovering in Hospital after she was doused in petrol by a man she knew. 

Det Sgt Chris Eaton said "we are still making enquiries regarding what type of weapon was used".

He said the ordeal would have been "absolutely terrifying for the victim, we'll allege that she was detained for a 14 hour period, she wasn't able to leave the house".

"We'll be alleging that she was tied up for protracted periods of that, so it would have been absolutely terrifying.

The victim was able to call friends for help while her attacker was distracted.  

As well, a domestic cleaner who was working at the premises, phoned the Police.

When the woman's friends arrived at the home, the alleged attacker was stabbed in the side.  

Det Sgt Eaton said "the offender is known to Police and we are making inquiries with regard to him and his associates".

Police are also speaking to several people to find out who stabbed the 31-year-old.

He is now himself recovering in Hospital from that stab wound. 

He is scheduled to appear in the Maroochydore Magistrates Court on Friday.  

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