Nigerian students taken into custody for assaulting conductor

Six Nigerian students were taken into custody today for allegedly assaulting a bus conductor following an altercation between them over travel passes.

PTI| Updated: Jul 05, 2015, 15:59 PM IST

Bengaluru: Six Nigerian students were taken into custody today for allegedly assaulting a bus conductor following an altercation between them over travel passes.

"We have taken into custody six Nigerian students for assaulting a bus conductor who asked them to produce their travel passes," Deputy Commissioner of Police (Central) Sandeep Patil told PTI here.

The refusal of the Nigerians to produce passes resulted in a verbal duel between them and the conductor after which the latter was assaulted, Patil said.

Police have registered a cased based on the complaint by the conductor and driver of the bus, Patil said.