Hyderabad man killed in US, family seek government help

South India

The deceased's family in Hyderbad has alleged financial dispute with business partner as the reason for the murder. 

A 37-year-old man from Hyderabad, who was running a grocery store in Georgia, the United States on Sunday. November 1, reportedly over financial dispute with his business partner, according to his family in the Telangana capital.

The deceased was identified as Mohd Arif Mohiuddin, who was running the business in partnership with a man of Spanish origin. His family has sought help from the government authorities to enable a proper inquiry to bring the guilty to the book.

In a letter addressed to External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar, the man's wife, Mehnaz Fatima has requested for making necessary arrangements through the US Consulate in Hyderabad to issue an emergency visa for her and her father-in-law to attend the final rites of her husband in Georgia.

She told the media that her husband had sounded disturbed when he called her on Sunday. “When I spoke to him at about 9 am, he told me that he will call back in half an hour but I did not get any call from him. Later through my sister-in-law, I came to know that my husband was stabbed to death by some unknown person,” Mehnaz was quoted by ANI as saying.

Majlis Bachao Tehreek spokesperson Amjed Ullah Khan also wrote to Union External Affairs Minister and the Indian Embassy in the US, urging them to help the deceased man's family. Khan also requested the US consulate in Hyderabad to issue an emergency visa to the man's family for their visit to the US.

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