UK coroner releases Anuj Bidve`s body

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 4, 2012 - 16:39

London: The body of killed Indian student Anuj
Bidve has been released by the coroner to a funeral company in
London, from where it is expected to be taken to India for
final rites.

The body was released after a second post-mortem was
conducted yesterday.
Bidve`s family members are scheduled to arrive here today
to take the body back to India.

After their arrival, they may decide to visit Salford
where Bidve was killed in an unprovoked attack on Boxing Day.
Lancaster University, where Bidve was enrolled on a
postgraduate course in Microelectronics, has informed India`s
Consul in Birmingham, R R Swain, that it will refund the fees
paid by Bidve.

Swain told PTI, "The steps taken by Lancaster
University to refund Bidve`s fees and to offer pastoral care
for other Indian students who were with Bidve are welcome".
The Bidve family had reportedly raised a loan against
their house in Pune to finance his study at Lancaster
University. PTI



First Published: Wednesday, January 4, 2012 - 16:39

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