WATCH: Crowd badly beats up sole Nigerian student in Greater Noida

An association of African students residing in the area also put out a message asking them to stay inside.

By: New Delhi | New Delhi | Updated: March 29, 2017 12:02 am
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Following the death of a 17-year-old teenager due to suspected drug overdose, four Nigerians were beaten up in Greater Noida’s Pari Chowk area on Monday evening. The boy’s family accused their five Nigerian neighbours of murder and demanded their arrest.

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Police said that around 7 pm, four Nigerians who were near Ansal Plaza in Pari Chowk area were attacked by residents while the windscreen of one of their cars was smashed. Five people have been arrested in connection with attacks.

An association of African students residing in the area also put out a message asking them to stay inside. “All African students residing in Greater Noida and its environs are hereby requested to stay at home for their safety as there is a serious mob attack against African students living there,” the message read.

A video surfaced online, showing how an entire mob alarmingly beat a lone foreigner in Ansal Plaza, Noida. The 1-minute 23-second video was uploaded by the Association of African Students in India.

Watch the video here.

After the shocking incident, hundreds of locals staged a protest to demand that all Africans be asked to vacate immediately from the residential colonies in Greater Noida.

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  1. J
    Jakob Thuma
    May 12, 2017 at 4:44 pm
    Well, bloody Indians never improve. They always look out for excuse to hit someone. Indians are maudlin people. Always cry like babies. Their blood is .
    1. D
      Mar 29, 2017 at 4:41 am
      C#utiye sanghi.
      1. C
        Mar 29, 2017 at 1:45 am
        It will be worthwhile to ponder on the recent news headlines , "Hate-crimes against Indians in the U.S" which created such an outrage regarding innocent Indian students being targeted and victimized. The present attack on the Nigerian students blatantly shows the deable degree of hatred that Indians have within themselves. They are essentially a society of hate mongers who are blind to their own toxic levels of xenophobia, but are out in hordes to protest every time one of their own is targeted in foreign lands. Hope Indian students or people of Indian descent will not be skinned alive (literally) in Nigeria as a retaliatory measure. By the way, where is the ruling party on this one! What about a new and developing India. We seem to be descending deeper and deeper into the filthy mire of cl hatred, religious hate-mongering and divisive religious beliefs that is taking India back to medieval times.