New Delhi: External Affairs Minister SM Krishna on Monday described the rape and murder of a 24-year-old Indian girl in Australia as "unfortunate" and said the government is closely following the investigation.
"This is a very very unfortunate incident. We are getting a report from our ambassador," Krishna said. "We are closely following and monitoring the investigation."
Tosha Thakkar, a student of Sydney College of Business and IT, was raped and murdered and her body was found stuffed inside a suitcase near a canal in Sydney last week.
Police have arrested 19-year-old Daniel Stani-Reginald and charged him for murder and aggravated sexual assault.