Initially the victim claimed it was an accident

Bengaluru Nigerian stabs Ugandan woman after she refused to buy him a drink
news Monday, February 15, 2016 - 08:46

Bengaluru police are on the look-out for a foreign national who allegedly assaulted a 30-year-old Ugandan woman with a knife at a restaurant in the city.

According the Bangalore Mirror, 30-year-old Shakira Nsoko, a resident of Kukkenahalli near Hennur in northeast Bengaluru was allegedly attacked by Nigerian man named Onsas, on February 10.

The incident happened when Shakira and a friend was at African Kitchen, which is a mess serving African food at Kukkenahalli. Onsas allegedly came to the mess and demanded Shakira to buy him a drink. When she refused, he tried to attack her. She hid herself in a room and called her boyfriend, Tony. But, when she came out, Onsas attacked her with a knife, reported BM.

She was taken to Ramaiah Hospital on Thursday.

The police suspect that the victim and the accused knew each other because Shakira claimed it was an accident until the doctors at the hospital ascertained that she was stabbed. Three days after the incident, on Saturday she changed her statement claiming that she was attacked by Onsas, reported TOI.

A case was subsequently booked against Onsas for voluntarily causing hurt using dangerous weapons.

The police are still trying to confirm whether Shakira is illegally staying in the city because when she claimed to have lost her passport when the police asked for it, reported TOI.

Mohan Suresh, Consul of Rwanda, who visited the victim, said that she might be from Rwanda. He said the two knew each other, and that she could be an illegal immigrant from Uganda, reported BM.

This is an aggregated report from Bangalore Mirror and  Times of India

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