A couple from Northeast were brutally beaten by four men in Nathupur, Gurgaon on Sunday at 11 pm.
The attackers were armed with knives and started beating the couple. The husband received injuries on the head and is being treated at Nelekanth hospital in Gurgaon. His wife, too, has received several injuries.
This incident of violence against Indians from the Northeast comes only days after a former call centre employee from Manipur was murdered in the Capital. The 29-year-old Akha Salouni from Manipur was allegedly beaten to death by a group of five men in a suspected case of road rage in Kotla Mubarakpur in the wee hours yesterday. And another 28-year-old from Manipur was allegedly drowned in a drain under mysterious circumstances in Chirag Delhi area, earlier this month.
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