Attack on Afghan student: Poison spread by government is resulting in attacks: Congress


Panaji: Congress party on Tuesday said that the poison spread by state sponsored actions is provoking our youth to resort to such acts like that on Afghan student near Goa University campus.

Goa Pradesh Congress Committee President Girish Chodankar reacting to the incident said that the police machinery should conduct thorough investigation into the incident, which has tarnished the image of Goa.

 24-year-old Afghan student Mathihulla Aria, who was pursuing M.Com course at the university’s Goa Business School, was injured in the attack and admitted to the Intensive Care Unit of a private hospital in Dona Paula

Panaji Police have arrested Satish Nilkanthe, a Maharashtra resident, for allegedly stabbing the student.

Chodankar said that the poison spread by State sponsored actions was provoking our youth to resort to violence towards a particular community. “Day in and out, the hatred is being spread due to which such attacks happen. Police should investigate properly into it,” he said.

Congress leader said that such attacks have never happened in Goa in the past. “It is destroying Goa’s uniqueness as a peaceful state,” he said.


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