Another Indian student murdered in the US

March 4th, 2008 - 8:35 pm ICT by admin  

Karimnagar, Mar 04 (ANI): A doctor from Andhra Pradesh pursuing his post-graduation in internal medicine in Pennsylvania in the US was found murdered over the week-end.

He is the fourth Indian student to meet a violent end in the US in the last three months.

The body of Akkaldevi Srinivas (29), hailing from Korutla in Karimnagar district, was found in a pool of blood with stab wounds under mysterious circumstances on Saturday last.

An MBBS student of 1995 batch of Gandhi Medical College in Hyderabad, Srinivas had joined Scranton State University for an MD programme in 2005 after completing his ms. He went to the US in 2002.

The victim’s father Anjaiah has left for the US to bring the body after the family received the shocking news on Sunday. The motive for the crime and the identity of the assailants was not immediately known.

A friend of Srinivas informed the family members that the doctor’s body was found in a pool of blood with stab wounds in his neck.

His family members have appealed to the government to render assistance in bringing back the body of the deceased and also to get the incident investigated.

In December, two PhD students from Andhra Pradesh– Chandrasekhar Reddy Komma of Kurnool district and Allam Kiran Kumar of Karimnagar district–were shot dead at Louisiana State University.

A research student from Jharkand–Abhijit Mahatowas also shot dead in his apartment in North Carolina last month. (ANI)

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