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Swiss Tourist Couple Assaulted in India

New Delhi(October 26, 2017): A Swiss couple was chased by a group of men and attacked with sticks and stones before being left wounded on a road in Fatehpur Sikri, a day after they visited the Taj Mahal.

External Affairs Minister, Sushma Swaraj has asked for a report from the Uttar Pradesh government on the brutal assault, which has left the man with head injuries and a partial hearing loss. One of the four attackers has been arrested.

He and his girlfriend Marie Droxz, both 24, had come from Lausanne in Switzerland on September 30 for a visit to Agra.

After visiting the Taj, they were in the historic Fatehpur Sikri town  when they were stalked and harassed by four men.

However, it is not the first incident with foreign tourists in India but it had occurred earlier too as German and Japanese women tourist were sexually harassed.

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