Attack on Swiss couple at Fatehpur Sikri: All 5 accused arrested; 3 are minors, confirms police

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Published: Oct 27, 2017, 01:57 AM(IST)

Quentin Jeremy Clerc, 24 and his girlfriend Marie Droz, also 24, were chased and attacked by a group of youth near the Fatehpur Sikri railway station on Sunday, October 22. Photograph:( Zee News Network )

The police have arrested all five accused in the attack on a Swiss couple at Fatehpur Sikri in Agra, Uttar Pradesh home secretary said. 

The police have also clarified that three of the five miscreants are "minors". 

The accused were arrested after minister of external affairs Sushma Swaraj asked for a report from the Uttar Pradesh government. 

UP chief minister Adityanath also asked for strict punishment for the culprits.

 

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Quentin Jeremy Clerc, 24 and his girlfriend Marie Droz, also 24, were chased and attacked by a group of men near the Fatehpur Sikri railway station on Sunday, October 22. 

The men were allegedly following Clerc and Marie in Agra for a day before they attacked them, reports said. They allegedly harassed Marie before they finally attacked the couple.

Clerc was left with a fractured skull, a clot in his brain, a hearing impairment, a broken arm, and multiple bruises after the attack. Marie's arm was broken in the attack. 

Clerc and Marie are currently admitted in Apollo Hospital in Delhi.

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