A 30-year-old American woman has been arrested allegedly for an obscene photoshoot on Rishikesh’s famous landmark and tourist attraction Lakshmanjhula, the Uttarakhand police said on Sunday.

The arrest was made on Saturday.

It may be mentioned here that the police have been already investigating a case against a 27-year-old French woman for an alleged obscene photoshoot at the same place in August.

She had later uploaded the photos on social media platforms, police said.

The police said that the American women had assisted the French woman in the photoshoot and was also involved in taking a photoshoot of her own.

The American woman was presented before the magistrate who then released on a fine of Rs 2,000.

The French woman who has also been granted bail is currently staying in Rishikesh.


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