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Nigerian national attacked: Woman allegedly slapped in Greater Noida


In yet another attack on foreign national, a Nigerian woman was allegedly slapped near Alstonia Apartments near Knowledge Park in Greater Noida on Wednesday.

The incident happened when the woman was inside the cab and some unidentified people pulled her out of the cab and started misbehaving with her. She then cried for help as the men beat her up. The woman later informed the police who took her to the local hospital.

The woman who was allegedly slapped in Greater Noida is a Kenyan National and has been discharged from hospital.

Earlier on Tuesday, an association of African students demanded adequate security after the assault on Nigerians in Greater Noida even as the UP government assured a thorough probe into the incident.

Earlier this week, a mob thrashed four Nigerian nationals following the death of a teenager. Local residents claimed that the Manish Khari, 19, died of drug overdose and was seen last with a group of Nigerians. The Greater Noida police booked over 1000 people and arrested five in connection with the case.

Meanwhile, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj also said the central government was taking immediate action and that she had spoken to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Adityanath Yogi who had assured her of a fair and impartial investigation into this 'unfortunate' incident.

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