M A Khan, a 20-year-old from Hyderabad, pursuing a hospitality course from Victoria Institute of Technology, was walking near a railway station in eastern suburb of Melbourne on Monday evening around 5.30pm when two Caucasian men, wearing hooded jackets, walked-up to him and punched him without any provocation.
Khan was punched so badly that he suffered cuts below his eyes and forehead and was admitted to a local hospital were he received multiple stitches on his face. The Police have registered a case and investigating. This is the 15th case of racial assault.
Meanwhile, the Indian External Affairs Ministry summoned the Australian envoy and expressed its great anguish at the continued racial attacks on Indians in Australia.