Maryland (US): In a stunning improvement that got here to mild earlier this week, a 25-year-old Indian nationwide was shot lifeless in Maryland within the US. The deceased, Sai Charan Nakka, a local of Telangana, graduated from the College of Cincinnati in January of 2022. After he was shot, Sai Charan Nakka was taken to the College of Maryland R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Middle the place he was pronounced lifeless after some time.
Sai Charan was discovered injured with an obvious gunshot wound inside a silver Hyundai Tucson SUV in Baltimore, Maryland. He was instantly rushed to a trauma centre, the place he was pronounced lifeless, native media reported on Monday (June 20). “We have now learnt concerning the unlucky demise of Nakka Sai Charan within the early morning of Sunday, June 19, 2022, in Baltimore, Maryland. Baltimore police haven’t but revealed extra particulars on circumstances of demise, as an investigation is in progress,” the Embassy of India at Maryland stated in a quick assertion.
Clearly, the demise of his younger son left Sai’s father Nakka Narsimha, a retired headmaster in Telangana’s Nalgonda, devastated. The heartbroken father stated, “We didn’t need to ship our son to the US. We needed him to be right here. I had no real interest in sending him there and advised him to not go.” N Narasimha stated his son flew to the US in August 2020. After finishing his MS course, he was working in Maryland for the previous six months. Narasimha had spoken to his son on Friday, two days earlier than he was shot lifeless.
In line with Baltimore police, the case is being handled as a murder investigation and investigating personnel are searching for info from anybody who might need seen suspicious exercise. The embassy is in shut contact with Sai Charan’s household and diaspora members to facilitate early repatriation of mortal stays of Sai Charan,” it additional added.
Because of the ascent in racially-motivated hate crimes in the US, the North American affiliation of India College students (NAAIS) raised issues concerning the rising circumstances of violence in opposition to Indian-origin college students and younger professionals. “We implore officers – domestically and nationally- to look into sure insurance policies to make sure the security of all college students and younger professionals who arrive in the US. We’re reaching out to Sai Charan’s classmates from the College of Cincinnati, and we plan to carry a vigil as effectively,” NAAIS stated.
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(With Company inputs)