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Another Telugu student murdered in US


Hyderabad, June 13

Another Telugu student has been found murdered in the US. Adarsh John, a student of Texas University, was murdered by unidentified people Saturday, his relatives said.

Adarsh, who was doing MS at Texas University, was found murdered, according to information received by his family Sunday at Tandur in Ranga Reddy district, about 100 km from here.

The details including the motive behind the crime were not immediately known.

Union Minister for Urban Development S. Jaipal Reddy Sunday visited Adarsh's house in Tandur and consoled his parents.

The minister spoke to officials regarding the arrangements to bring home the body.

Adarsh is the latest victim in a series of incidents involving students and professionals from Andhra Pradesh.

In March, 28-year-old Prashanth Goinaka was shot dead by unidentified robbers at a convenience store in Oklahoma. He was studying MBA in International Technological University at California and had taken up a part-time job.

Rudraraju Sudheer Kumar, a mechanical engineer, was found murdered in his flat in Atlanta in February last year. Akshay Vishal, 26, a software engineer from Hyderabad, was shot dead by unidentified people in Little Rock in Arkansas on Jan 13.

As many as 11 Telugu students and techies were murdered in the US during last three years.