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Jodhpur hotel staff arrested for molesting Spanish tourist

The police said a 33-year-old Spanish woman checked in at a hotel room in Ratanada on Tuesday night. The hotel sent in the electrician, Chhotulal, after she complained of electric supply snag.

jaipur Updated: Sep 07, 2016 21:44 IST
Dinesh Bothra
The accused in police custody in Jodhpur on Wednesday.
The accused in police custody in Jodhpur on Wednesday.(HT Photo)

A hotel electrician accused of trying to molest a Spanish tourist was arrested on Wednesday.

The police said a 33-year-old Spanish woman checked in at a hotel room in Ratanada on Tuesday night. The hotel sent in the electrician, Chhotulal, after she complained of electric supply snag.

After fixing the complaint, he tried to molest the woman but she managed to push him out of the room, the police said.

On Wednesday morning, she narrated the incident to her tour guide, who took her to the police.

According to the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB), 8 molestation and 15 attempt to molest cases were filed by foreign women tourists in 2015 in the country.

In 2005, a German woman was raped in Jodhpur for which an autorickshaw driver and his friend were sentenced for life.