Police asked for details of arrested foreigners

New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) The external affairs ministry Tuesday asked Delhi Police for details of four foreigners arrested -- later released -- for allegedly passing lewd comments at a woman here.

"We have asked for the details and will take it up with the concerned missions," a ministry spokesman said. He said the four have been released.

"None of them are serving diplomats. They have a diplomatic passport, they are relatives of diplomats," the official said.

The four were arrested Monday night for obscenity after they allegedly passed lewd comments at a woman employee of a five-star hotel in Connaught Place.

A police official said one of them was from Yemen, another from Algeria and two others were from Libya.

The men were in a car belonging to the Yemen embassy.


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