Four foreigners were allegedly attacked and molested by a group of drunk people in Ajmer, Rajasthan on Monday.
According to the Hindustan Times, the tourists, all between the age of 35 to 40, had checked into a a hotel in Pushkar, two days ago.
Two women in the group are from Spain and Turkey, and one man is from the United States, according to the police. The nationality of the fourth foreigner is not yet known.
On Monday afternoon, they rented two bikes to explore the Aravalli hills and other places frequented by tourists.
"They came from Pushkar. At around 5 pm, they were attacked by some men, who were consuming liquor. One of the drunk men even tried to hold hands of one of the tourists... One person got injured," Superintendent of Police Nitin Deep told ANI.
"They also molested and tore the clothes of a woman in the group," Additional Superintendent of Police Avinash Kumar told PTI.
Rajasthan: Foreign couple allegedly manhandled by drunk men at a tourist spot in Ajmer(4/4/2016) pic.twitter.com/4m42tzqNmc— ANI (@ANI_news) April 5, 2016
Ajmer: According to them,some drunk men tried to talk to the foreigners to which they resisted-SP Nitin Deep pic.twitter.com/98tdpHw3Bo— ANI (@ANI_news) April 5, 2016
Drunk men later started following the foreigners,tried to molest the girl. Victims ran away from the spot and called a friend-SP Nitin Deep— ANI (@ANI_news) April 5, 2016
One person got injuries on his head.We are now trying to collect information about the accused persons-SP Nitin Deep pic.twitter.com/bIbfdwQCew— ANI (@ANI_news) April 5, 2016
The miscreants later fled the spot when the woman reportedly called up the owner of the hotel they were staying in. The owner took the couple to a hospital in Ajmer.
A case of molestation has been registered and the police has launched a manhunt to nab the miscreants who are still at large.
The victims have not registered any complaint.
(With agency inputs)
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