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Yoga trainer ‘molests’ foreigner in Rishikesh

Trainer Manas, who was arrested late on Saturday night, was produced before a court on Sunday.

A foreigner woman was allegedly sexually assaulted by a yoga trainer at a hotel in Tapovan area of Rishikesh town in Tehri district. Trainer Manas, who was arrested late on Saturday night, was produced before a court on Sunday.

When contacted, Tehri SP Mohsin Mukhtar said a group of six foreign women had reached Rishikesh and were staying in a hotel in Tapovan area. He added one of them expressed her desire to learn yoga before the hotel authority.

“Manas, who is an employee of the same hotel, is also a yoga instructor,” he said. Later, police swung into action after getting information about the incident.  “We arrested the yoga instructor and sent him to jail,” SP Mukhtar said and added that a case had been lodged.