Sushma Swaraj on Nigerian students attack: Assurance of impartial probe

Photo of the External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj.

Uttar Pradesh: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today assured an impartial probe into the racial attack on some Nigerian students in Uttar Pradesh and promised action against the attackers.

While talking at the Rajya Sabha, Swaraj went on to say: “The moment I got information about the attack, I immediately sought a report from the Uttar Pradesh government. I also talked to Chief Minister Aditya Nath Yogi and asked him for a public assurance of an impartial probe into the matter.”

She also stated that CM Yogi Adityanath has promised an impartial probe into the attack on four Nigerians students by a crowd in Greater Noida.

After Janata Dal-United member Sharad Yadav raised the matter in Rajya Sabha, Sushma Swaraj further went on to say: “Unless the probe is complete, it will not be appropriate for me to say anything on the matter.”

She added: “The (UP) administration there is ensuring peace and security as well as treatment of the injured Nigerian students. I assure the Parliament, there will be an impartial probe and action will be taken against whoever found guilty.”

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