Swiss couple assaulted in Fatehpur Sikri offered free 2-night stay at 5-star hotel by tourism minister KJ Alphons

By | October 31, 2017


New Delhi: The Swiss couple who had been attacked at Fatehpur Sikri earlier this month have been supplied a free two-night keep at a five-star lodge within the nationwide capital as a “token of concern” by tourism minister KJ Alphons.

In a letter to the couple, Alphons supplied to place them up on the government-run ITDC lodge, The Ashok, after they recovered from their accidents.

He stated Marie Droze and Quentin Jeremy Clerc, can select to remain on the lodge on the dates of their alternative.

File image of tourism minister Alphons Kannanthanam. PTI

File picture of Tourism Minister Alphons Kannanthanam. PTI

“Belief you might be recovering quick and can be in your approach house quickly. As a token of our concern, we want to give you a room at our luxurious lodge, The Ashok, at Chanakyapuri, New Delhi for 2 nights on the dates of your alternative. All bills on the lodge, together with meals and drinks, can be lined,” he stated within the letter.

The minister had earlier written to Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath over the difficulty and likewise visited the couple, who’re at the moment recovering at Apollo Hospital, Delhi, assuring them of assist.

On 22 October, the couple from Lausanne in Switzerland had been chased and attacked with stones and sticks by a gaggle of 4 youths within the vacationer city of Fatehpur Sikri, about 40-kilometre from Agra, in line with media accounts of the incident.

They later advised the media that as they lay on the bottom bloodied and bruised, bystanders started making movies of them on their cell phones.



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