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African nationals arrested for alleged role in class 12th student's death in Noida, Sushma Swaraj seeks report

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.

PTI | Updated on: 28 Mar 2017, 10:56:17 AM
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj (File Photo)

New Delhi:

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.

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.

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First Published : 28 Mar 2017, 08:09:00 AM