A young Kenyan woman was attacked by a group of men in Greater Noida in the early hours of Wednesday two days after African nationals were attacked by a mob.
woman was on her way to Greater Noida from Delhi when her car was
stopped by unknown men near Knowledge Park, police said. She was dragged
out, slapped and mercilessly thrashed by the men.
She was taken to a nearby private hospital where she was treated for
trauma and placed on oxygen support for a few hours before being
discharged. The Gautam Budh Nagar Police registered an FIR.
incident comes two days after a mob went on a rampage in nearby Greater
Noida and attacked Nigerian students at different locations. Two
brothers, Precious and Endurance, who were attacked by a mob inside a
mall, told CNN-News18 they could never figure out why the mob set on
“We were attacked by Indians. I don’t have any good reasons.
We were at Ansal plaza. They attacked us with some metals. I have
stitches. I am surprised. I can’t come out in open I am afraid of being
attacked. I just pray they don’t attack again,” Precious said.
Another African student, Imran, said he too was caught totally unawares by a mob.
African Students Association has released an advisory on their Facebook
page asking the students to stay indoors. Officials from the Nigerian
High Commission went to meet the injured students, while police and
residents associations held meetings with representatives of African
In a press conference, police commissioner of SP
(rural) Sujata Singh said,
“No complaint have been received so far. The
girl seems nervous, she might come in the evening with the complaint.
Also, in the African attack so far three FIRs have been registered.