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Body of Telangana student killed in Kansas arrives in Hyd

PTI
Published : Jul 12, 2018, 8:28 am IST
Updated : Jul 12, 2018, 8:30 am IST

Sharath Koppu, hailing from Telangana, was fatally shot on July 6 during a suspected incident of robbery at a Kansas restaurant.

According to authorities in Kansas, Koppu, 25, hailing from Telangana, was fatally shot during a suspected incident of robbery at a restaurant where he worked. (Photo: File)
 According to authorities in Kansas, Koppu, 25, hailing from Telangana, was fatally shot during a suspected incident of robbery at a restaurant where he worked. (Photo: File)

Hyderabad: The body of Sharath Koppu, an Indian student who was killed during an attempted robbery in Kansas City in the US last week, arrived here on Wednesday night.

The body arrived at the Rajiv Gandhi International airport and former Union minister Bandaru Dattatreya was among those who paid homage to the departed soul.

 

According to authorities in Kansas, Koppu, 25, hailing from Telangana, was fatally shot during a suspected incident of robbery at a restaurant where he worked. He died shortly after being taken to a hospital on Friday.

Kansas City police announced a USD 10,000 reward for information leading to the suspect and released a brief video of the suspect inside the restaurant moments before the shooting.

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