Tanzanian woman incident: NCW sends notice to Karnataka govt

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New Delhi, Feb 4: Taking suo motu cognisance of the incident of alleged assault and stripping of a Tanzanian woman in Bengaluru, NCW has sent a notice to Karnataka government, seeking a report and immediate action on the matter.

National Commission for Women member Sushma Sahu condemned the incident and said it "has sent a very wrong message. We are trying to promote the country globally and for that we have to ensure safety of people coming from other countries."

National Commission for Women

A Tanzanian woman student was allegedly beaten up and stripped by a mob in a case of "mistaken identity" after a woman was mowed down by a car in Bengaluru on Sunday night.

The 21-year-old was reportedly dragged out of the car in which she was seated along with her three friends when she reached the accident spot mistaking them to have caused the fatal accident though a Sudanese was involved in it, police had said.


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