Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Indian techie shot dead while returning home after dropping friend at airport in US

Sai Charan, a Telangana techie from Nalgonda district, was killed near Catonsville in Maryland., by a person said to be a black man who  opened fire at him on Sunday, June 21.

Hyderabad: A software engineer from Telangana was shot dead by an unidentified person in Maryland state of the US, an IANS report in The Tribune, Chandigarh, says.

Nakka Sai Charan (26), who hailed from Nalgonda district of Telangana, was killed when a person said to be a black man opened fire at him on Sunday evening. His friends in the US informed his family about the incident. 

Sai Charan was shot dead when he was travelling in his car near Catonsville in Maryland. He was returning home after dropping a friend at the airport.

The techie was shot in the head. He was shifted to the University of Maryland R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center where he was pronounced dead.

The software engineer was working with a company in Baltimore city of Maryland for the last two years.

His parents and other family members were shocked on receiving the information. They have appealed to the Government of India and Telangana government to help bring the body home.

This is the latest in the deaths of Indians in the US and Canada as a result of violence, robbery, murder and other unnatural causes.

The techie was shot in the head. He was shifted to University of Maryland R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center where he was pronounced dead.

In April this year a 21-year-old student Kartik, from Meerut India, was shot dead at point-blank range by an unidentified Black gunman. The killer was later apprehended.

Kartik had just come to Toronto two months earlier to pursue higher studies in engineering.

In January An Indian-origin top executive of a pharmaceutical company in the US state of New Jersey was shot dead by a gunman who followed him home from a casino for robbery, media reports said on Saturday. Sree Ranga Aravapalli, 54, a resident of New Jersey’s Plainsboro, was killed shortly after arriving home by a gunman who, according to authorities, followed him from a casino outside Philadelphia at around 3:30 AM (local time) on Tuesday, the CBC New York newspaper reported.

The pharmaceutical executive was followed for 50 miles (80 kms) from a Pennsylvania casino to his New Jersey home where he was murdered in an attempted robbery while his wife and daughter were sleeping, the New York Post newspaper quoted the police as saying.

In January also, a  family of four Indian nationals found frozen to death near to the Canada/US border, has been identified with Canadian authorities saying the family had moved around the country for a period of time and was driven to the border by someone in a case being described as that of human smuggling.

Jagdish Baldevbhai Patel, 39, Vaishaliben Jagdishkumar Patel, 37, Vihangi Jagdishkumar Patel, 11 and Dharmik Jagdishkumar Patel, 3, all from the same family, were found dead near Emerson, Manitoba.

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