Rajgir: A foreign tourist was allegedly molested by unidentified youths atop Vipulachal hills on Wednesday evening.  According to the information, French national Clio was climbing down the hills when youths misbehaved with her.

A male tourist from US, who confronted the miscreants, was beaten black and blue. Seriously injured Alex was admitted in a nearby hospital.

Following the incident, SP Arjun Lal accompanied with a police team reached the hospital to meet the injured tourist.

Speaking on the incident, DSP said, “Search for the accused has started. Strict action will be taken against those who committed the crime."

It needs to be mentioned that it climb the Rajgiri hills in the evening is prohibited to. However, both the tourists violated the norms and climbed the hills beyond the stipulated time.