The Delhi Police on Saturday arrested one person and identified two more accused in a suspected racial attack that resulted in the murder of a 23-year-old African national on Friday. The deceased, identified as Masonda Ketada Olivier, was a native of Congo, who was murdered by a group of three men after a street brawl at Kishangarh near a CNG petrol pump on Friday.
“A PCR call was received around 11.44 pm regarding a quarrel with an African national. By the time the local police reached the spot, the victim had already been taken to the AIIMS Trauma Centre by the PCR van where he was declared brought dead,” police said.
Investigation has revealed that three men identified as Mobin Azad Saifi (23), Mukesh and Prakash aka Musa were mercilessly beating Olivier, when some passersby tried to save the victim, but they were also roughed up by the assailants. According to the police, the victim had come to visit his friend in Kishangarh.
The police said, “The deceased was heading to his rented apartment in South Extension and was trying to hire an auto. The quarrel started when the accused men demanded to hire the same auto that resulted in a serious brawl.” Investigation has revealed that the victim was attacked by a stone on his head that led to profuse bleeding. “One of the accused persons, Mobin has been arrested and the two other accused persons have been identified. Various police teams have been dispatched to arrest the other two culprits at the earliest,” police said.