India Shamed Again as Goons Attack French Tourists in UP
In yet another incident of its kind, a group of foreign tourists, including women, was allegedly beaten up and molested in Ahraura area of Mirzapur in Uttar Pradesh on Sunday by a group of local boys, reported ANI.
However, the Uttar Pradesh police has arrested four local boys in this regard. All the 11 tourists were French natives. The injured tourists were shifted to the Mirzapur hospital for further treatment.
"We were going back suddenly some people came and started insulting us. These people start attacking us with sticks. One of my friend is badly injured," one of the injured tourists said.
The UP Police said they have arrested three persons for allegedly beating up and molesting the Indian friend of the tourist but denied attack on the foreign nationals, as reported by PTI.
Station House Officer of Ahraura police station, Praveen Singh, said, "There was no attack on any foreign national." He said the woman, a resident of Varanasi, was molested by some miscreants, and was also beaten up.
Few days ago, a German national was beaten up by a man at a railway Station in Sonbhadra district of UP because he unintentionally ignored a man's greeting.
Also, a Swiss couple was thrashed at Fatehpur Sikri on 26 October.
(With inputs from ANI and PTI)
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