Tourists assaulted by policemen in Mussoorie

At least six tourists were assaulted by policemen, who were allegedly in an inebriated condition, in Mussoorie, sparking protests in the hill resort following which four personnel were today transferred.

Updated: Jun 20, 2010, 19:13 PM IST

Dehradun: At least six tourists were
assaulted by policemen, who were allegedly in an inebriated
condition, in Mussoorie, sparking protests in the hill resort
following which four personnel were today transferred.

The four policemen allegedly entered into scuffle
a with a group of tourists at Mall Road in Mussoorie, 32 kms
from here, last night. Later, they beat up the tourists with
batons.

The policemen also hurled abuses at local people, who
today held protests here demanding action against them.

All the injured tourists were taken to local hospital
and were discharged after treatment. Police did not disclose
the identity of the tourists.

PTI