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Ugandan student stabbed to death in Bengaluru

A 24-year-old Ugandan national was allegedly killed by a person hailing from Himachal Pradesh, in Kothanur, during the early hours of Thursday morning.

The deceased has been identifed as Nakayaki Florence, a student of BBM in a private college in the city. The accused has been identified as Ishan, a resident of BTM Layout.

Ishan, a M.Tech graduate was reportedly looking for a job in Bengaluru while also working as a part-time tutor. According to police, financial dispute was the reason behind the incident.

According to police, Florence met Ishan at Brigade road on Wednesday evening. He approached her for sex and both made a deal for Rs 5000. But upon reaching Ishan’s residence at around 1 AM, Florence saw two men inside the house and demanded Rs 10,000. A fight broke out between Florence and Ishan over the same and in a fit of rage, Ishan stabbed Florence with the knife that the latter had carried for safety purposes.

The Bagalur police was alerted by the locals who rushed to the spot alarmed by screaming sound. Subsequently, the police arrested Ishan. Tension prevailed when few Ugandan nationals staged a protest in front of the police station.

A complaint was registered and the investigation is underway.


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