Bhubaneswar: In a shocking incident, making a mockery of Odisha Tourism Department’s promo ‘Atithi Devo Bhava’, a woman tourist has been thrashed mercilessly by an hotelier and his associates under Nandankanan police station limits under the Twin City police.
The victim identified as Seema Mondal (26) of West Bengal sustained serious injuries and was admitted to a city-based hospital. Her condition is stated to be critical.
According to information, Seema along with her husband, Dillip Mondal were staying at Zoo Park Hotel. By sheer mistake Seema entered into another room in the morning after which the owner of the hotel abused her using foul language which led to an altercation between the two.
The owner was allegedly in a drunken state and attacked Seema losing his cool and soon his associates also joined with him.
The victim was injured grievously in the attack and rushed to KIMS hospital. Her condition was said to be critical.