Young man in a coma, 25-year-old arrested in Modena

Police identified suspect thanks to cameras

(ANSA) - Modena, November 19 - A 25-year-old Nigerian man on Monday was arrested in Modena for allegedly slapping and seriously injuring a 32-year-old man on November 9.
    The victim, who is also from Nigeria, reported severe brain damage and is in a coma at the hospital of Baggiovara.
    The suspect was identified thanks to surveillance cameras at the scene of the attack, investigators said.
    He has been living in Italy since 2015 and was granted a residency permit for humanitarian reasons.
    He had applied for asylum in Gubbio and had worked at a factory near Modena until three months ago but was currently jobless and homeless, investigative sources said.


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