A team of the Greater Manchester Police from Birmingham will leave for Pune on Sunday to meet the family members of Anuj Bidve who was killed in a suspected hate crime, even as coroners will decide next week on the release of his body.
Three police officers Chief Superintendent Barry Russel Jackson, Detective Constable Peter Christian Rickards and Police Constable Esther Barbara Lambert are leaving for Pune on Sunday to meet the family of Bidve, government sources said.
The visas of the police team are being issued on Saturday in consultation with the acting Indian High Commissioner in London.
Image: In this undated image released by Britain's Greater Manchester Police on Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2011, Anuj Bidve, a 23-year-old Indian student, is seen. Police say they have arrested two men in connection with the shooting death of a 23-year-old Indian student in northwestern England. Anuj Bidve was killed on Monday, Dec. 26, 2011, in a seemingly unprovoked attack close to a hotel in the city of Salford.