A not guilty plea has been entered in the case of a man accused of repeatedly raping a woman and holding her captive for five weeks in Alaska.

The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner (http://is.gd/4IJCFS) reported that 37-year-old Daniel Selovich of Manley Springs was arraigned Tuesday in Fairbanks Superior Court, where his public defender entered the plea on his behalf.

The attorney also requested a jury trial for Selovich on charges of kidnapping, sexual assault and assault.

The woman told Alaska State Troopers that Selovich took her to his property south of Manley Springs on Oct. 1 and held her captive.

The woman contacted a friend through Facebook, and Selovich was arrested on Nov. 8. He and the woman were taken to Fairbanks, where the woman was hospitalized.

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Information from: Fairbanks (Alaska) Daily News-Miner, http://www.newsminer.com