Clothes torn, hit on head: Drunk goons attack foreign tourists in Ajmer
Two tourist couples were injured in an alleged attack by local goons at Ajaypal tourist spot in Ajmer on Monday evening. A woman in the group was molested while her male friend was also attacked.india Updated: Apr 05, 2016 18:24 IST
Two tourist couples were injured in an alleged attack by local goons at Ajaypal tourist spot in Ajmer on Monday evening. A woman in the group was molested while her male friend was also attacked.
While two women belong to Spain and Turkey, one man is from the USA while the nationality of the other foreigner is not yet known, police said.
According to police, the tourists, all between 35 to 40 years of age, and checked in a Pushkar hotel two days ago. On Monday afternoon, they rented two bikes from Pushkar to explore the Aravalli hills and other tourist places in the city.
“When they reached near Ajaypal temple, four-five local goons who were consuming liquor there tried to talk to them. But after they refused, the goons chased them and attacked one of the ladies,” said the Ajmer SP, Nitindeep Balaggan.
“The goons attempted to molest a woman tourist and tore her cloth off. They inflicted serious injuries upon her male friend when he tried to intervene,” said Balaggan.
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
When he intervened, the goons hit his head with a stone causing serious injury, the SP said.
Later they called their friend from Pushkar who took them to the hospital. The male tourist underwent a CT scan to check the head injuries.
“We are trying to identify the goons,” he added.
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Although the victims have not given any complaint to us but we are trying to convince them to file a formal complaint with us”, added Balaggan. “We are still trying to get the complaint” said SP.