Five arrested for assault on Nigerian student in India
Delhi Police on Tuesday arrested five persons for allegedly beating a 27-year-old Nigerian national Ahmed and tying him to a pole after he allegedly tried to burgle a house in Malviya Nagar last month.
The shocking incident came to light after a video of the same went viral on Monday. The assault took place on September 24. Locals alleged that Ahmed was trying to steal from someone’s house when he was caught.
Delhi Police had however arrested him and sent him to judicial custody for theft. Incidentally, no action was taken against attackers for a long time.
The police registered a case and arrested Krishan Kumar after a video of the incident surfaced on Monday.
The police arrested Sanjay alias Montu, Kamal Kant, Mahavir and Mukesh on Tuesday, said Deputy Commissioner of Police (south) Ishwar Singh. They were identified on the basis of CCTV footage.
The police questioned Mr. Ahmad on Tuesday. He was asked about his address here and his passport but did not cooperate, said an officer