in a compound in Delhi where an Indian boy got missing, were beaten
mercilessly today, while some were arrested with no evidence.
Twitter user went on to disclose that most Nigerian students didn’t go
to school today, because their car was smashed in broad daylight.
The Nigerian students were accused of killing and eating a class 12
student, who had gone missing. A mob also raided their fridge to find
The Telegraph reports that though they failed to find any, local TV
channels reported it as a case of cannibalism. The Nigerians, students
of Noida International University, were
taken into ‘protective custody’ by police.
The incident occurred at NSG Black Cat Enclave on Friday night. A
19-year-old student Manish Kumar had earlier gone missing, triggering
wild speculation that he had been eaten by the students.
The police rushed to the enclave after the refrigerator raid, and took
the suspects to custody. Manish was later found lying in a nearby park
on Saturday morning ,and passed away in a private hospital later. .
While the police are waiting for a post-mortem report to ascertain the
cause of his death, his family have registered a case of abduction and
murder against the Nigerian students.
The police released the students for a short while on Saturday and took
them into custody again. They later handed over the students to an
African student association, which has moved them to an undisclosed
A group of Africans had protested outside Kasni police station on
Saturday against the detention of students. A local resident also
alleged that the Africans, may have eaten up the two dogs that have gone
missing in the area.
Another Twitter user disclosed that all attempts to reach to the
Nigerian embassy in India, proved abortive. This leaves one wondering
why foreigners will be hostile to Nigerians, who accomodate and tolerate
them when they travel down here.
Some Nigerian students are already protesting;