Nurse from Kerala stabbed to death in Oman

Nurse from Kerala stabbed to death in Oman
Chikku Robert

New Delhi - Her mortal remains are in a mortuary in the custody of royal Oman police.



By PTI

Published: Sat 23 Apr 2016, 12:14 PM

Last updated: Sat 23 Apr 2016, 6:55 PM

Chikku Robert, a nurse from the south Indian state of Kerala was found murdered at her residence in Oman. A Pakistani national and her husband have been put under detention and are being investigated in the case, External Affairs Ministry said on Friday. 
"On 21st April in Salalah, Oman, a nurse from Kerala, Chikku Robert was found murdered. Our mission in Muscat has informed us that the royal Oman police is currently investigating her death. A neighbour, who is a Pakistani national and her husband are under detention and are being investigated. 
"The Embassy is in touch with the police authorities concerned. Her mortal remains are in a mortuary in the custody of royal Oman police. The Mission in Oman will continue to follow up the case with authorities concerned including release and transportation of the mortal remains after the investigation is completed as per the wishes of the family," MEA Spokesperson Vikas Swarup said. 
According to reports, Robert, 25 was stabbed to death at her residence.

 


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