Hauz Khaz residents sensitised about African nationals

Delhi Police had started sensitization programme following a series of alleged assault on Africans in south Delhi.

PTI| Last Updated: Jun 05, 2016, 05:58 AM IST

New Delhi: In its drive to sensitise locals about issues concerning people from African nations living in the city, Delhi Police on Saturday held a meeting of resident welfare associations in south Delhi's Hauz Khas area.

Joint Commissioner of Police (Southeast) R P Upadhyay presided over the meeting, held at Delhi Police's south district office in Hauz Khas, which was attended by the Presidents of Resident Welfare Association of the localities in and around Hauz Khas area.

The objective of the meeting was to sensitize them about issues concerning African persons living in the colonies where they reside, a senior police official said.

Delhi Police had started sensitization programme following a series of alleged assault on Africans in south Delhi.

The first such big meeting was chaired by Minister of State for External Affairs V K Singh.

Later, another sensitisation meeting, attended by Africans and locals both, was chaired by Delhi Police Commissioner Alok Kumar Verma among several other meetings chaired by senior police officials at local levels.

The police's efforts in this regard was also appreciated by Union External Affairs minister Sushma Swaraj.