US: Indian Doctor stabbed to death, patient arrested

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An Indian-origin doctor was reportedly stabbed to death in East Wichita near Kansas, US on Wednesday.

The incident took place near narrow lane behind his clinic which is located in East Wichita, Kansas.

Following the incident, Police has arrested a man in connection with the murder of the doctor who hails from Telangana.

The arrested man was identified as Umar Rashid Dutt by the Police officials.

Police official said in a statement, “During the investigation, we learned that the 21-year- old suspect was a client of Dr. Reddy and had been at the office. The suspect was in the business for a short time. He left and then later came back with Dr. Reddy and they went into an office there”.

It was reported that the attack reportedly began in his clinic and ended in a nearby lane after the doctor was chased to death by the unidentified assailants.

April Marie Schlenker from Kansas State University said in a statement, “Doctor Reddy was so unique to anyone else I have ever met in the therapy/psychiatric world. He connected almost instantly with people. His eyes held wisdom and secrets and joy”.

It was discovered that the suspect was arrested near a country club when a security guard alerted the police officials.

However, this is not the first incident where an Indian was reportedly killed. Earlier in the month of February, Indian engineer was shot dead in Kansas.

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