Holger Ereek, who had arrived in Sonbhadra from Benaras to go to the Agori Fort, had alleged he was attacked on the Robertsganj railway station. But the accused, Aman Kumar, contradicted him, saying the German hit him first when he greeted him. “I am innocent… the German national punched me when I said ‘welcome to India’ to him. He even spit on me,” he alleged.
“This German national may have some problems… anger management issues, depression or some aberration,” Anand Kumar, a senior UP police officer instructed a media briefing in state capital Lucknow. “He was aggressive with a railway supervisor who intervened too… and later, the police post in-charge,” the Additional Director General of Police mentioned.
“According to reports, the railway supervisor enquired the German national about his well-being, which angered him. The German hit the railway employee, who might have pushed him in retaliation,” Mr Kumar mentioned.
A UP police badertion mentioned Mr Ereek was already dealing with a stabbing cost in Himachal Pradesh’s Kullu district in July final 12 months. His pbadport and visa was additionally impounded on this case.
Refusing to talk to reporters, Holger Ereek, who has sustained minor accidents, mentioned, “India have rules… the Supreme Court says privacy is a fundamental law. So please don’t disturb my privacy. I am here to launch an FIR and that’s it”.
“It was simply a squabble, it is not a serious incident,” Ram Pratap Singh, Superintendent of Police, Sonbhadra, instructed NDTV.
Last month, a Swiss vacationer couple was attacked close to Agra final month, sparking widespread outrage. Quentin Jeremy Clerc, 24, suffered a fractured cranium and should have partial listening to loss, and his girlfriend Marie Droxz had a damaged arm after they have been hit with sticks and stones by a gaggle that had chased them from a railway station in Fatehpur Sikri, the favored vacationer vacation spot proper subsequent to Agra.
Three minors have been amongst a gaggle of people that adopted and badaulted a Swiss couple close to Agra.
As the couple lay wounded on the street after the badault, witnesses took movies on their cellphones.
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Tourism Minister KJ Alphons had written to Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, who was left confronting critical questions on security in his state whereas on a go to to the Taj Mahal, the place he additionally clicked images with overseas vacationers.
Five folks, together with three underage boys, have been arrested in reference to the case.
(With inputs from PTI)