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Wednesday, April 24 2024

Racist mob attacks Nigerian youths in Hyderabad

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Hyderabad: A mere 48-hours after the state capital was shaken with the news of a Tanzanian student who was beaten and stripped by a mob, a similar incident was reported on Friday from Hyderabad.

A group of Nigerian nationals today filed a complaint at Hyderabad police station alleging that they were attacked by another group of local youths over a roadside brawl in Tolichowki.

The police have registered a case against unknown persons.

According to the police, the Nigerians claimed that they were beaten and assaulted by a group of people over in Kakimpet area in Tolichowki. The complaint alleged that attackers were carrying knives and had pistols.

The incident happened on Thursday at 8.30 pm when a group of Nigerians nationals were returning after visiting a mosque when some local youths passed racist comments on them and began to quarrel.

The local youths were soon joined by scores of people, after which the argument took the ugly turn.

Police have registered a case under IPC sections 323 and 341 and are investigating the matter.

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