Russian tourist left with horrific injuries by Indian mob who attacked him

Published 5 years ago by: Direct
at 05:25 PM, 28/02/2014 (5 years ago)

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A Russian tourist has been left with horrific injuries after he was allegedly beaten after offending locals when he rang a sacred religious bell.
Sergey Bogdanov has now sent a video message to President Putin appealing for help to get him back home.
The 28-year-old had gone on holiday to India and ended up settling for a while in the village of Mandrem when the incident happened.

Mr Bogdanov, from the Russian seaport city of Kaliningrad, said he was badly beaten by a mob after ringing the bell and was even refused help by doctors.
He told Russian media by telephone: 'It seemed really peaceful here and the locals are friendly, all that changed when I went to a local temple to take a few pictures and I saw a bell which I rang.

'Apparently the bell is only rung on sacred days when somebody dies, and before I knew it there was a mob rushing up to the temple and I was dragged out onto the streets and kicked and beaten with sticks.
'Some monks dragged me away from the mob but they then didn't help me at all, and I had to make my own way to the local medical centre where the doctors had heard about my apparently sacrilegious act – and they also refused to help me other than giving me a few bandages.

'My wallet and my money had vanished and I had no alternative but to go back to my accommodation in agony. I managed to get a telephone message to my mother who flew over immediately but I need paperwork and money to fly back with her.
'My poor mother almost had a heart attack when she saw me, she is doing her best to look after me but I need proper medical attention that I can only get it seems in Russia.'
Mr Bogdanov has appealed to Putin to help him get the paperwork and a ticket back home via the Russian Embassy in Mumbai.

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yettyness at 05:41 PM, 28/02/2014 (5 years ago)
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what can you say to this? Another country with lawless values.
awhyconcept at 05:45 PM, 28/02/2014 (5 years ago)
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wicked people..


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