Sushma Swaraj seeks report over the Nigerian student incident in Hyderabad

New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has sought a report from the state government over the incident of a Nigerian student being attacked over a parking dispute in Hyderabad.

File Photo Sushma Swaraj. PTI

File Photo Sushma Swaraj. PTI

"On reports of a Nigerian student injured in Hyderabad: EAM @SushmaSwaraj has urgently sought report from State Govt, is monitoring the case", ministry spokesperson Vikas Swarup tweeted.

On Wednesday night, a 23-year-old Nigerian student was allegedly beaten by a local over a parking dispute in Hyderabad.

The incident comes days after a 23-year-old Congolese national was beaten to death in south Delhi's Vasant Kunj area over a minor dispute.

The incidents of attacks has angered African envoys in Delhi who have protested to the Indian government, which has assured protection for the thousands of African students who study in India.


Published Date: May 27, 2016 12:24 pm | Updated Date: May 27, 2016 12:24 pm


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