Five arrested in connection with Nigerian man's thrashing

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The Delhi Police on Tuesday arrested five persons in connection with the thrashing of a Nigerian man on September 24.

File photo of protest against attack on Africans

In a video that surfaced on Monday, a person of Nigerian nationality could be seen tied to a street light post and thrashed with sticks and iron rods by a mob.

The Delhi Police on Monday said that thrashing of a Nigerian man in Delhi's Malviya Nagar area was not a 'racial' attack.

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Delhi's DCP (South) yesterday said that the foreign national was assaulted on suspicion of a theft, adding that a person has been arrested in connection with the incident so far.

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