New Delhi, March 31 (KMS): In the second such incident within a week, a foreign woman tourist was attacked by a hotel staff in the Indian state of Goa.
On Thursday one Abhishek Verma, 27, native of Uttarakhand state, working as bartender in the resort in Pernem-North Goa, was arrested for allegedly attacking a foreign woman tourist staying in the same resort.
Police said, on Wednesday night, the accused person trespassed into the rented tent of the complainant (foreign woman tourist) and subsequently, she raised an alarm. “Then, the accused tried to hold her and threatened her. When she raised alarm for help, one local person (Eurico Dias) came to rescue her after which the accused ran away. Thereafter, the accused person returned with the knife and assaulted local person with knife and also assaulted tourist with knife and fled away from the spot,” North Goa Superintendent of Police Nidhin Valsan said.
The complainant and the local person were shifted to the hospital for treatment. Pernem police have registered a case under various sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).
Earlier, on March 25, two persons, natives of Assam and Jharkhand respectively, working as waiter and electrician in a hotel at North Goa were arrested for trying to attack and rob a Russian national in the hotel room.