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Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade row: Protesters attack Domino’s Pizza outlet in Mumbai

Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade row turns violent in Mumbai,US MNC Domino's outlet vandalised.

Written by Reuters | Mumbai | Published: December 20, 2013 4:19:50 pm

Activists of a small Indian political group ransacked a Domino’s Pizza outlet in a Mumbai suburb on Friday,demanding a ban on US goods until Washington apologises for the arrest and humiliating treatment meted out to Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade (IFS),including body cavity search,strip-search and handcuffing,in New York that has touched off a furore back home.

Police said no-one was hurt in the attack,which came as diplomats from the two countries sought to defuse the row over the arrest and subsequent strip-search of Devyani Khobragade in a visa fraud case.

The Republican Party of India,which carried out the attack,sent pictures to media organisations showing a broken glass door at the outlet. The party said it wanted the United States to drop charges against the Devyani Khobragade.

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