5 arrested for assault on Tanzanian student in Bengaluru

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Bengaluru, Feb 4: The Bengaluru police has arrested five persons in connection with the attack on a 21 year old Tanzanian student.

All the five are being questioned by the police in connection with the case.

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The police had detained for questioning four persons last night and the fifth person was picked up based on the investigations that the police have been conducting.

The victim lodged a complaint with the police yesterday despite the incident taking place on Sunday. The police are also ascertaining her statements.

Further the police have also taken statements from her friends. The police say that it was a case of mob fury and not a racist attack.

The police are also prima facing ruling out that the girl was molested. The case relates to assault and rioting, the police say.

The police suspect that at least 8 to ten persons may have been involved in the incident. We are still looking out for two more persons, police sources also informed.

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