Besides cheating the hotel of Rs 23.46 lakh, he decamped with valuables, including silver bottle holders and the mother of a pearl tray, police said.
As per the FIR of the incident, accessed by TNIE, the victim woman in her complaint told the police that the accused forcibly took her to a narrow alley and kept asking her the reason for leaving him.
The official said that initially they received information on December 21 regarding the girl after which an FIR was registered and a search operation was initiated.
According to police, the guards, deployed at a metro construction site on GT Karnal road, attacked Suraj on suspicion of being a thief.
In a viral video, the victim was seen lying on the road in a numb condition and the attackers hitting him with a brick.