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India ‘extremely disturbed’

As U.S. authorities got into action in the case of assault on Sureshbhai Patel by police officers in Alabama, including the arrest of one of the officers and ordering an FBI probe, External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin said incidents involving Indian nationals are taken “very seriously” and the government would leave no stone unturned in communicating India’s concerns.

Responding to questions on the issue Mr. Akbaruddin said, “We want to make it abundantly clear that we are extremely worried about what has happened to Mr. Sureshbhai Patel, an Indian national… We intend to leave no stone unturned in communicating our approach to all authorities, therefore we will communicate it in Washington, in Alabama and if necessary again in New Delhi.”

On the message to be communicated, Mr. Akbaruddin said, “We are extremely disturbed. This is a matter of concern for us and India and the U.S….”


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