Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj has sought a report from Uttar Pradesh government over arrest of some African nationals for their alleged role in death of a class 12th student in Noida.
"I have asked for a report from Government of Uttar Pradesh about the reported attack on African students in Noida," she said in a tweet.
Sadiq - Government of India is seized of the matter. We are taking immediate action. https://t.co/SRdS2QGuj1— Sushma Swaraj (@SushmaSwaraj) March 28, 2017
I have spoken to Yogi Adityanath ji Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh about attack on African students in Greater Noida. /1— Sushma Swaraj (@SushmaSwaraj) March 28, 2017
So far, five people have been arrested in connection with the assault on Nigerian nationals in Greater Noida. According to media reports, five Nigerian students were picked by the police for their role in the death of the class 12th student reportedly due to drug overdose on March 25.