French national goes missing in Delhi

Last Updated: Mon, Jan 21, 2013 17:20 hrs

New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) A 39-year-old French national went missing in mysterious circumstances near a hotel here, police said Monday.

A resident of Saint Pierre in France, Pascal Julien Lagarrigue, who is the leader of 35-member French group touring India, has been missing since Jan 16 from outside an east Delhi hotel.

A group member, Marie Marthe Nathalie Selley, informed the French embassy when they could not trace Lagarrigue, and filed a missing person complaint Jan 17 at Anand Vihar police station with the help of Atul Srivastav, an attache in the French embassy.

According to the complaint, Pascal's group arrived in Delhi Jan 14 and was staying in Hotel Park Plaza.

In the morning of Jan 16, Pascal went outside the hotel but did not return, said a police officer citing the complaint.

"We have registered a case and are trying to trace him," said the officer.

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