Police arrest five for attacking Nigerian students in India

The NSG Black Cat Enclave where the gruesome drama is playing out

The NSG Black Cat Enclave where the gruesome drama is playing out

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has said that she has spoken to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath about the attack on four Nigerian students in Greater Noida and he has assured fair and impartial probe into the matter.

A section of those gathered in the area, however, attacked some Africans.

Atul Saxena, store manager at Levi's outlet in Ansal Plaza where one of the attacks occurred, said two Nigerians shopping in the mall rushed into the store, closed the door and pleaded with him to save them from the mob. The students were later released for lack of evidence. They also stated that 6-7 people had been already arrested and the faces of the rest of people who were involved in the attack have been captured by the CCTV and action will be taken against them as well.

Senior Police Officer Sujata Singh told Agence France-Presse that about 500 people gathered for a candlelight vigil to call for justice for the teen on March 28, but violence broke loose (again) when the crowd saw some Nigerians nearby.

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Onyema Nwanchukwu, in a statement in Maiduguri said "these attacks on soft targets are indicative of a drowned Boko Haram group". It was noted that the village was never attacked throughout the period of the insurgency, for some inexplicable reasons.

The locals then attacked the Nigerian students, raided their houses and accused them of cannibalism.

'She has lodged a formal complaint and alleged that four to five men attacked her.

Two more African students were assaulted in a separate incident by masked men.

The Greater Noida Superintendent of Police said the police had not yet given a clean chit to the Nigerian nationals accused by the victim's parents.

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The African Union in a statement March 29 said it was "extremely appalled" by the attacks on African students and said many Africans had been displaced from their homes, "putting their lives in serious danger". "I was running but they followed me and attacked me", Precious Amalawa, told NDTV.

After that, African ambassadors in New Delhi threatened to advise students from their countries to avoid schools in the capital for their own safety.

Last year, a Congolese national was stoned to death in a dispute over an auto-rickshaw. The incidents began after the death of 16-year-old Manish Khari due to a drug overdose.

He said: "They have come here to study, the rumours that are spreading need to stop".

Federation of Indian Airlines bars Gaikwad from flying on AI
Gaikwad was scheduled to fly back from Delhi to Pune on an Air Indian flight but the airline cancelled his return ticket as well. He has also filed a complaint at the airport police station against the airline officials for allegedly misbehaving with him.

Singh addressed the issue of discrimination and prejudice against African nationals, calling them unacceptable.

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