Bengaluru top cop suspended over Tanzanian girl assault case

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Bengaluru, Feb. 6 (ANI): Following the brutal assault on the Tanzanian girl, Additional Commissioner of Police (ACP) Aswathnarayan P. of Yeshwanthpur has been suspended for not supervising the probe effectively.

Earlier, the Karnataka Government had suspended three police personnel, including one inspector, for dereliction of duty in connection with the assault.

The Bengaluru Police had arrested nine persons in connection with the incident.

The victim, a BBM student, and three of her friends, were allegedly attacked by an angry mob after a 35-year-old female pedestrian was knocked down by a car belonging to Sudan on January 31.

The mob beat up the students and set their cars on fire. The incident came to light on Tuesday when the victim approached the All African Students Union following which a complaint was made to the Tanzanian Embassy.

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The National Women Commission Chairperson Lalitha Kumaramangalam has registered a suo moto case and served a notice on the Karnataka Government. AICC vice president Rahul Gandhi also sought a detail report about the incident from the Chief Minister. (ANI)

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