It was like this: The woman was travelling in a cab when some men pulled her out and started misbehaving with her. When she shouted for help, the men began to beat her.
The police admitted the injured woman to the local Kailash Hospital, where she was discharged. The doctor-in-charge at the hospital said fortunately, there were no visible marks of serious injury.
Meanwhile, investigation is on.
It may be noted that this is the third incident wherein Africans have been the focus of violent attacks by locals in Greater Noida. On March 28, four Nigerian students were attacked near Pari Chowk, while two more were beaten inside a shopping mall.
Union External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said she had spoken to UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, who assured her of a fair probe.
In Gautam Budh Nagar, District Magistrate NP Singh held a peace meeting with Nigerians, police and civil officials, local resident welfare associations, students and representatives of colleges and universities of the area.
As per a statement, Singh assured they were committed to the safety of foreign students and said the incidents were a “blot on the fair image of India. They are our guests and we should respect them”.