India Government has demanded strict action against the offenders after a 28-year-old Indian PhD student in Australia was stabbed numerous times in the face, chest, and abdomen by a man he had never encountered before.
According to a report from the New South Wales Police Force, the event happened on October 6 as Shubham Garg was walking along the Pacific Highway in Sydney. Daniel Norwood, 27, was detained by police and charged with attempted murder after Garg allegedly sustained multiple stab wounds to his face, chest, and abdomen, according to the Daily Telegraph newspaper.
Garg was stabbed numerous times in the face, chest, and abdomen. Before being transferred to Royal North Shore Hospital, he asked for help from a nearby house. According to a statement from the NSW Police Force, the man underwent surgery and is still there in a critical but stable condition.
On Thursday, a man approached Garg in the area of Pacific Highway Lane. According to media accounts, the unidentified individual allegedly threatened him while demanding money. The reports claimed that when the victim refused, the attacker stabbed him many times in the abdomen before fleeing.
At around 3.40 pm on Sunday, a search warrant was carried out on a residence on the Pacific Highway in Greenwich after a thorough investigation by investigators. After the alleged stabbing, Norwood was detained at the scene and transferred to Chatswood Police Station, where he was charged with one count of attempted murder, according to the statement.
The report stated that several things were taken for forensic analysis after being seized from the house. He appeared at Hornsby Local Court on Monday and was denied bail; he will continue to be detained until his next court date.We can confirm that the males are not thought to have known each other before to the event, the Police Media Unit told In The Cove.
The High Commission in Canberra is in contact with the local authorities about the event and anticipates that action will be taken against the perpetrators, according to a statement made on Friday by the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) in New Delhi. A suspect is being held, and the Indian consulates in Sydney and Canberra are in regular contact with local law enforcement.
“This is a tragic event. He (Garg) is receiving treatment in a hospital, according to Bagchi. Ramniwas Garg, Garg’s father, voiced alarm over the racial attack on his son on Friday and called for the perpetrator to face harsh punishment. In order for one of the family members to care for Garg in Australia, the family has also asked for an urgent visa.