Indian and Nigerian students clashed after a football match at GD Goenka University in Gurugram, Haryana, adjacent to Delhi. A cross FIR has been lodged in this case. According to the information, six students were injured in this clash. The university has started investigation against eight students and suspended them.
Nigerian student Rabiu Mahmood, in his police complaint, alleged that on Saturday evening locals came to the university hostel with weapons and started attacking him. Rabiu Mahmood has alleged, “Yesterday (Saturday) evening we were brutally We have gone to Delhi and asked the embassy to intervene. A case has been registered.”
Nigerian students have sought the intervention of the embassy in the matter. Meanwhile, in a cross FIR, Sultan Khan, a final year student of B Pharma, has alleged that four to five Nigerian students misbehaved and thrashed him when he was roaming inside the university campus on Friday evening. Khan has named three students Khaleel, Sabbas and Emanuel in his complaint. He was also part of the football team. Khan has told the police that when his friends Adhiraj and Aditya tried to intervene, Nigerian students attacked him with iron rods and batons.
According to sources, the university says that a clash broke out between students during a friendly football match on Friday over the replacement of a player. “The matter was resolved,” a university official said on condition of anonymity. “But some students continued to fight over it. Some students suffered minor injuries. We have identified eight students involved in the case and an investigation has been initiated. We will get a report soon.”