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Nigerian brutally thrashed by locals over charges of theft in Delhi

Following this the accused was arrested and was sent to custody

ANI  |  New Delhi 

A Nigerian was tied to a pole and brutally thrashed by the locals for alleged theft in Delhi's

In the disturbing video which is said to be shot on September 24, the Nigerian can be seen screaming and pleading for mercy but nobody came for his help.

As per the locals, the Nigerian was allegedly intoxicated and used to in the area.

An FIR was also filled by a resident of the in which it is stated the Nigerian attempted burglary and got hurt after her fell from the stairs.

Following this the accused was arrested and was sent to custody.

"We received a complaint against a Nigerian over attempted burglary on September 24. A Case was registered and person was arrested," said the spokesperson of the Police.

After the video came to light the spokesperson said that they have taken cognizance of the video, verified it and then will take legal action on the same.

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First Published: Mon, October 09 2017. 23:06 IST