A Nigerian student, Identified as Bella has been reportedly stabbed by a gang of five men while she was waiting for a cab
at Hennur, India.
Reports gathered that the 23-year-old student and her female friends were waiting for an Ola cab near Challakere Bridge at Hennur at 11.30 pm when a car suddenly came to a screeching halt in front of the student and a group of men alighted from the vehicle.
According to Bangalore Mirror, the incident happened when the student and her female friends were waiting for an Ola cab near Challakere Bridge at Hennur at 11.30 pm on that fateful day when a car suddenly came to a screeching halt in front of them and a group of men alighted from the vehicle.
They allegedly tried to strike a conversation with them, but police said it was not clear from her complaint what the conversation was all about. Bangalore Mirror reported that the student sustained a stab injury on her hand,
The police stated that the accused took out a knife and tried to stab her abdomen, but the student reportedly fought back and ended up sustaining a cut on her hand while the gang fled the spot when she was profusely bleeding.
Her friends rushed her to Live Line hospital and treated for her injury. She reported the case to the police and requested them to take action on the gang of five persons.
However, police could not trace her after she was discharged from the hospital.
The Deputy commissioner of police (East) N Satish Kumar said, ”we have taken up the case seriously and are investigating it. The attackers will be caught at the earliest.”
According to Hennur police, the student and her friend were heavily drunk and they were not in a position to tell where they were heading for. Noting that the gang took the advantage of their drunken behaviour.
The gang may have sought s3xual favours from them. That could have led to the stabbing incident, as per the police, Bangalore Mirror reports.
“We have contacted the Nigerian association and requested them to bring Bella so that we can get details on the appearance of miscreants and on what context the gang approached and what went wrong on that day. They have assured to bring her to the station and we are waiting,” said the police.