Indian student killed in US

Indian student killed in US

Hyderabad: An Indian woman student from Andhra Pradesh was killed in the US by unidentified miscreants, the student’s family said Tuesday.

Arpana Jinaga (24), student of MS at Seattle, was killed in the early hours (IST) Saturday, the family told PTI.

The incident came to light after three days and an investigation has begun, they said adding the cause and circumstances of the murder were not immediately known.

Jinaga completed her engineering from a Hyderabad-based private engineering college in 2005.She was working as a software engineer and simultaneously pursuing MS.

The murder of Jinaga in US came close on the heels of a string of murders of two NRIs from Andhra Pradesh.

While Chandrasekhar Reddy Komma and Kiran Kumar Allam, both PhD students, and another PG medical student A Srinivas, were killed last year, T. Soumya Reddy and her cousin Vikram Reddy were killed in September this year.