The police said that on being resisted, they also heckled them and slapped the victims. The charge sheet said that the men got out of the SUV and smeared color on the women, telling them it was a common practice to put colors on strangers during Holi.
“When the women, who are here on a tourist visa, raised an alarm, the assailants fled from the spot in their SUV,” the charge sheet added. The women had come to India along with a tourist group and were staying at a hotel in Paharganj. “After the complaint was registered by the police, all the accused were arrested on March 18. All of them belonged to families of businessmen,” the officials said. The accused are presently in judicial custody till March 31. (PTI)