Delhi: German national attacked, robbed; Sushma Swaraj asks for report

The teenager was attacked by an auto rickshaw driver and another man. Both the attackers have been identified.

A young German man was attacked and robbed in Delhi's Geeta Colony area on Friday night. The 19-year-old man, identified as Benjamin Scot, has been admitted to a hospital.

Foreign Minster Sushma Swaraj has asked Delhi Police to submit a report on the incident.

The youngster boarded an auto rickshaw from Chandi Chowk at around 11 pm in the night. The driver of the rickshaw got another man to sit inside the vehicle and then drove towards Kashmere Gate.

As the auto neared Kashmere Gate, the driver and the other man inside the auto attack Scott with a sharp object. A blade is suspected to have been used in the attack.

The duo slashed Scott's faced and robbed him off his cash. Scott jumped out of a rickshaw to protect himself and was rescued by a passing motorist, who took him to a hospital.

The attackers have been identified and Delhi police is attempting to ban them.

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj took note of the incident, tweeting, "I have asked for a report on the attack on German national in Delhi. I have asked Delhi Government to provide him best medical treatment."