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Swiss couple attacked in Fatehpur Sikri; Sushma seeks report from UP govt

The couple said as they lay on the ground bloodied and bruised

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Swiss couple attacked by unknown people in Fatehpur Sikri. Photo: @ANINewsUP
Swiss couple attacked by unknown people in Fatehpur Sikri. Photo: @ANINewsUP

External Affairs Minister on Thursday sought information from the government on a news report of a young Swiss couple being attacked by a group of youths in the on Sunday.

She also said that her ofice will reach out to the couple.

"I have just seen this. I have asked for a report from the state government. My officers will reach them in the hospital," Swaraj tweeted.



According to the report, a couple from Lausanne in was chased and attacked with stones and sticks by a group of youths in the on Sunday, leaving them battered and bruised.

Clerc, 24, who came to on September 30 with his girlfriend Droz, also 24, was quoted as saying that they were strolling near the railway station at the after a day in Agra when the group started following them and later attacked.

The couple said as they lay on the ground bloodied and bruised, bystanders began taking videos of them on their mobile phones, according to the report.

First Published: Thu, October 26 2017. 11:47 IST
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