Days after three members of a household have been assaulted throughout their four-day journey to Goa by a gaggle of individuals, together with the staffer of the lodge they have been staying in, the resort, in an announcement, mentioned that the visitors flouted lodge guidelines and threatened the employees.
In an announcement issued with regard to the incident, Spazio Leisure Resort claimed that complainant Ashwani Kumar, one of many injured individuals, “violated the hotel’s no smoking policy by the swimming pool which is a public area”.
“Said guests were requested by the hotel staff multiple times to stop smoking hookah by the pool, upon which said guests got verbally abusive and used derogatory expletives with the hotel staff,” it said.
The assertion additional alleged that Jatin Sharma, one other injured, even manhandled a lodge staffer and threatened him to depart the lodge or give full refund of the journey.
“Ashwani Kumar was seen in the CCTV footage heading out on the road and upon seeing the hotel staff member, started an argument with him and his brother and started clicking their photographs which was unwarranted and he verbally abused the boys…,” the resort added of their assertion.
They mentioned that the actions of the complainant and his household reveal that he was “adamant about violating the hotel policy and trying to convey to the other guests that the hotel management cannot stop anyone from smoking hookah in a public place and was trying to justify his actions”.
The incident passed off on March 5 when the household of eight have been allegedly assaulted by a gaggle of individuals, together with the lodge employees member, outdoors the resort they have been staying in at North Goa’s Anjuna.
Police have arrested 4 individuals, together with the staffer recognized as Royston Dias.
On Tuesday, Sharma advised The Indian Express, “At the swimming pool, one of the staff members passed an indecent comment. When we raised it with the hotel staff, they suspended him for the period of our stay, but he started threatening us…”
He mentioned that they have been attacked after they have been outdoors the resort.