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German national attacked with sharp weapon in Delhi's Geeta Colony, Sushma Swaraj seeks report

For now, he has been admitted to the Hospital. The attacker is absconding.


By   |  Updated On : April 08, 2017 11:30 AM
Injured Benjamin Scolt in Hospital (source: ANI )

Injured Benjamin Scolt in Hospital (source: ANI )

New Delhi :  

In another incident of assault on a foreign national, a German citizen has been attacked with a sharp weapon in Delhi.

19-year-old Benjamin Scolt from Germany has been attacked by an unknown assailant in Delhi’s Geeta Colony area on Saturday. The reason is still unknown. 

For now, he has been admitted to the Hospital. Both the suspects have been identified and cops are trying to nab him. 

Taking a brief account of the incident, Benjamin had taken an auto rickshaw from Chandni Chowk on Saturday. The driver then asked another two man to sit in the auto. Near Kashmere Gate area, they attacked him with a sharp object probably a blade. They slashed his face and robbed him of the cash.

Scolt then jumped from the auto rickshaw. Later a car driver which was passing through the area helped him and took him to a hospital.

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Taking cognizance after the incident, Minister of External Affairs, Sushma Swaraj has sought a report from the Delhi government. Swaraj said on Twitter, " I have asked for a report on the attack on German national in Delhi. I have asked Delhi Government to provide him best medical treatment."

First Published: Saturday, April 08, 2017 10:25 AM


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