India, July 11 -- Trying to help out a woman in "distress" came at a high price for 24-year-old Salman Liman of Nigeria, who was robbed of USD 8,200 on Tuesday near the Delhi-Gurgaon Expressway, the police said.

According to police, the victim, a Nigerian national studying at a university in Jaipur, had come to Gurugram to visit his sister who is undergoing treatment for cancer at a private hospital in Sector 39.

Liman said he got off a private bus on the expressway near Sector 18 and used the foot-over-bridge to cross the road to board a cab for the hospital. Just then, he heard a woman crying for help to take her son to a hospital. "I went to her and saw a man was also standing close by. I asked her what had happened. She said she nee...