Alwar (Rajasthan) [India], June 15 (ANI): A 20-year- old French woman who reportedly went missing was found safe in Saarkela village of Alwar district.
The foreign national was missing since June 1.
Gaelle Chouteau was traced by the Rajasthan Police in Saarkela village where she was learning organic farming.
The French national had reached Pushkar on May 30 and stayed in a hotel there, before leaving for Jaipur on June 1.
She was not in touch with her family members and friends, as a result of which they started worrying and were trying to locate her by posting messages on social media.
Earlier on Wednesday, French Ambassador in India Alexandre Ziegler tweeted about the disappearance of Chouteau and asked the information on her whereabouts.
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj also took cognizance of the matter, following which the Rajasthan police started the investigation.
Good news!— Rajasthan Police (@PoliceRajasthan) June 14, 2018
French National Ms Gaelle Chouteau is safe & secure. @AlwarPolice SHO Sri Sunil Jangid traced her in a farmhouse in Chaupanki PS area in an intensified search operations after alerted by hon @FranceinIndia.
We shall keep you posted.@VasundharaBJP @SushmaSwaraj pic.twitter.com/o5mkSQy0AJ
Chouteau said she went there on her own and intends to stay for a week more. (ANI)