Law minister Gowda meets Bengaluru accident victim’s family

Following the fatal accident, a mob had set the two cars belonging to the African students, including the one involved in the accident, on fire besides assaulting the students.

By: Express News Service | Bengaluru | Published:February 6, 2016 2:32 am
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Union Minister of Law and Justice and Bengaluru North Member of Parliament D V Sadananda Gowda on Friday called on the family of the woman who was killed in a road accident involving the car of a Sudanese student in Bengaluru on January 31.

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The family of Shabana Taj, a mother of two, had accused the administrative machinery in Karnataka of ignoring the family in the course of an uproar over a mob assaulting a Tanzanian student following the accident that killed the 35-year-old woman and injured her husband.

Following the accident on January 31, the Tanzanian student, who had later arrived at the scene of the accident in a car, was viewed as an associate of the Sudanese student who was behind the wheel of the car that mowed down Shabnam Taj. Following the fatal accident, a mob had set the two cars belonging to the African students, including the one involved in the accident, on fire besides assaulting the students.

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