Media release

Press release, 27.10.2017

The Embassy of Switzerland in New Delhi is deeply concerned about the health of the two Swiss citizens who were attacked in Fatehpur Sikri on October 22, 2017. 

The Embassy will continue to provide all possible support to them and their families and trusts that the Indian law enforcement agencies and the judicial system will deliver justice.

The Embassy thanks the Indian authorities, citizens and the media for their overwhelming concern and support as well as the many signs of compassion received for the victims.

New Delhi, 07.11.2017: Tamara Mona, Deputy Head of Mission of the Embassy of Switzerland to India, received Mr. Amit Pathak, Senior Superintendent of the UP Police, at the Embassy on November 07, 2017. Mr. Pathak presented a booklet containing good wishes and “get well soon” messages, communicated by concerned Indian citizens via social media for the two Swiss nationals who were attacked in Fatehpur Sikri on October 22, 2017.

Tamara Mona will forward the booklets to the two Swiss citizens. She expressed her gratitude for the overwhelming signs of compassion for her two fellow citizens that came from all over India and for the continued support and concern by the Indian authorities.

She used the opportunity to get an update on the current status of the case and underlined that the Embassy counts on the Indian law enforcement agencies and the judicial system to hold the persons responsible for the attack accountable.