Watch: Noida apartment complex attacked by mob
The mob alleged that a maid who worked in the complex had been kept prisoner overnight by her employers Photograph: (WION)
Residents of Noida's Mahagun Moderne woke up to a mob outside their apartment complex Wednesday morning.
The mob alleged that a maid who worked in the complex had been kept prisoner overnight by her employers.
They mob was demanding that she be returned.
In videos (below) from the incident posted on social media, people from the mob -- some of them armed with lathis -- can be seen storming through the premises.
Forget Bengal...It's Noida. Mob of Bangladeshis riot at Mahagun Modern Society, Sector -78. This is the fourth such incident in the area. pic.twitter.com/k9Qa5CY0P1— Vivek Bansal (@ivivekbansal) July 12, 2017
The employers, according to news reports, had alleged that the maid had stolen money from them.
They alleged she had stolen Rs 10,000 and that she had confessed to her crime.
The mob finally calmed down after the police appealed for calm.
The employers have been shifted, by the complex's security guards, to an undisclosed location.