Indian student shot dead in US

The MBA student of Boston University was dragged out of his hostel room and shot dead by his fellow students.

Published: 21st April 2012 11:07 AM  |   Last Updated: 16th May 2012 07:40 PM   |  A+A-

NEW DELHI: In a grim incident in the US, an Indian student of the Boston University was dragged out of his hostel room and shot dead by his fellow students. The student, K Sheshadri Rao, hailed from Odisha. He was pursuing MBA at the university.

The victim's father, K Sudhakar Rao said Sheshadri was dragged out of his room allegedly by fellow students on Thursday night and shot. Sheshadri was found dead in an adjoining park.

The family further said that they were informed of the murder by the Indian Consul General only by Friday afternoon.

"I got the information from the Consul General," said Sudhakar. "He has now proceeded to Boston and is holding talks. As per the Boston University, my son was dragged from his residence and shot dead on the main road at around 2:30 am. I got the information yesterday from Consul General. I have been asking him to send the dead body."

The University officials have said they will cooperate fully with the Boston police in their investigations.

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