Delhi: Africans thrash Ola cabbie for refusing to carry extra passengers

A taxi driver was allegedly brutally assaulted by a group of African nationals in the national capital after he refused to take on board extra passengers in his car, according to reports. 

Last Updated: May 30, 2016, 12:12 PM IST
Delhi: Africans thrash Ola cabbie for refusing to carry extra passengers
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New Delhi: A taxi driver was allegedly brutally assaulted by a group of African nationals in the national capital after he refused to take on board extra passengers in his car, according to reports. 

The driver has received severe injuries on his eyes and nose and has been admitted to AIIMS trauma centre in New Delhi.

As per the reports, a group of six Africans including two women thrashed the Ola cab driver early today after he objected to carry more than four passengers in his car. The incident took place in south Delhi area. 

While, a Rawandan woman, who was with the African attackers during the attack, has been detained, the other five are still on the run.

According to Delhi Police, they have identified all the suspects and have launched a manhunt to nab African origin men for the brutal attack on the Ola driver. Meanwhile, a Rawandan woman, who was with the African attackers during the attack, has been detained and is being interrogated.

The report of assault on the Ola cabbie has come at a time when Home Minister Rajnath Singh has directed the Delhi Police to ensure the safety of African nationals amid reports of recent attacks on them in the national capital.