The Hindu – Now, Kenyan woman attacked in Greater Noida

Purusharth Aradhak

Greater Noida-UP-India, 29 March 2017. Two days after the attack on African nationals in Greater Noida, a young Kenyan woman was reportedly attacked in the city, located in Gautam Budh Nagar district of Uttar Pradesh, on Wednesday.

Maria Burendi (25) alleged that she was beaten up and kicked in the abdomen while travelling in a cab in Greater Noida’s Kasna area.

The police said the incident took place around 4.30 am. Greater Noida Superintendent of Police Sujata Singh told The Hindu that the incident occurred when the woman was coming from Delhi to Greater Noida.

“She lives in Alstonia residential society in Greater Noida. A few meters away from the residential society, the cab was reportedly stopped by goons and she was slapped,” Ms Singh said.

“We are in touch with the her. Once she gives a written complaint, we will lodge a FIR. We have launched a manhunt to nab the culprits. We are recovering CCTV footage from the spot,” Ms Singh said. The woman was taken to a hospital for medical examination.

Dr Sanil Kapoor of Greater Noida’s Kailash hospital told The Hindu that she was discharged after first aid. “There was no visible injury marks. She complained of abdomen pain. We took her for an ultrasound test. Her ultrasound report is normal. No major injury found,” he said.


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