The man who killed a Telangana youth in California has been arrested, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said on Monday.
"I have got report from our Consulate in San Francisco. The report says Vamshi was killed by a drug addict on Friday evening at Milpitas," Sushma Swaraj tweeted.
"The culprit has been arrested," she stated, adding that the Consulate was in touch with the victim's family and assuring all help.
V Vamshi Reddy, 27, was killed near his apartment, on Friday night (California time) when a carjacker was reportedly trying to steal a car at gunpoint.
Vamshi's friends informed his family about the incident over telephone. His family stays at Telangana's Vangapahad Village in Warangal district
Vamshi had gone to California in 2015, where he completed his Masters at the Silicon Valley University.
I have got report from our Consulate in San Francisco. The report says Vamshi was killed by a drug addict on Friday evening at Milpitas. /2â€” Sushma Swaraj (@SushmaSwaraj) February 13, 2017
The culprit has been arrested. Our Consulate is in touch with your family. We assure you of all help and assistance. /3â€” Sushma Swaraj (@SushmaSwaraj) February 13, 2017