Lucknow: A young Swiss couple was attacked by 5 youths in Agra’s Fatehpur Sikri in Uttar Pradesh leaving them battered and bruised after which all of them were nabbed, police said. As the centre and the UP government condemned the attack on Sunday, doctors said Quentin Jeremy Clerc, 24, who came to India on September 30 with his female friend Marie Droz, also 24, are on the way to recovery.
UP Secretary Bhagwan Swarup tonight said that 5 people were found to be involved in the incident. “All five have been arrested/apprehended. Prima facie, two appear be major and the rest three minors,” he said in a statement.
Dr Rajendra Prasad, neurosurgeon at the Apollo Hospital in Delhi where the couple was admitted, said Clerc has been shifted to the ward from the ICU. He said Droz has a fracture in her arm but has been discharged after treatment.