Watch: Bengaluru cops lathicharge Africans protesting alleged custody death

Bengaluru Police on Monday had to lathicharge some African nationals staging a protest following the alleged custodial death of one of their fellow countryman. According to the police, the African was detained for possessing five gms of Ecstasy pills and while in custody he complained of chest pain and cold. The police said they took […]

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August 2, 2021

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Bengaluru Police on Monday had to lathicharge some African nationals staging a protest following the alleged custodial death of one of their fellow countryman.

According to the police, the African was detained for possessing five gms of Ecstasy pills and while in custody he complained of chest pain and cold.

The police said they took the foreigner, who was studying in college, to a hospital where he died of a suspected cardiac arrest.

They said it was not a case of custodial death.

After hearing this, a number of Africans staged the protest in front of the police station where their countryman was detained.

Police said they launched a crackdown on African nationals across the city and raided 65 houses on July 15 before arresting 38 foreigners for overstaying.

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