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India Debate: Is Delhi police Chief hiding own failures by playing down racist killing?, NewsX

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Published on Feb 1, 2014

In a gruesome incident, a boy from Arunachal Pradesh, Nido Taniam, was allegedly beaten to death in Delhi. The incident took place on Wednesday at Lajpat Nagar in Southeast Delhi. Nido Taniam, a student, was the son of an Arunachal MLA.

His body is in the mortuary of the All Indian Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS). According to the friends and relatives there was some altercation with a shopkeeper which escalated. The victim’s family has alleged that he was beaten to death.
Some say the shopkeepers and a few others made some obscene remarks on his blonde hair. It led to the fight. The police picked up the boy and later dropped him back in the same locality.

After that the shopkeeper and his friends allegedly beat him up again. He lost his life on Thursday.

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