There were six of them -- four African men and two women. An altercation took place between Nuruddin and the passengers when he refused to accommodate all six of them in his cab, a senior police official said.
The group then allegedly attacked Nuruddin and ran away. The injured driver, however, managed to stop one woman, who is believed to be from Rwanda, and called up the police.
Nuruddin, who sustained injuries on his face, was rushed to AIIMS and the woman has been detained for questioning. A case has been registered and efforts are on to identify the other accused persons, the official added.
There has been a series of attacks on African nationals in the last few days including killing of a Congolese youth in
capital and assault on a 23-year-old Nigerian student in Hyderabad.
Five persons have been arrested in connection with the attack on African nationals.
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