Ensure safety of Indians abroad: Kejriwal tells Centre after man’s killing in Australia
New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday expressed grief over the burning to death of Indian-origin “AAP volunteer” Manmeet Alisher in Australia’s Brisbane and said the Centre must ensure the safety of Indians abroad.
“AAP volunteer Manmeet Alisher death is v unfortunate. Heartfelt condolences to his family. Indian Govt must ensure safety of Indians abroad (sic),” Kejriwal tweeted.
In a horrific incident, 29-year-old bus driver Alisher was on Friday burned to death when a man poured some flammable liquid on him in front of several shocked passengers in Brisbane city.
Alisher, a well-known singer in the Punjabi community, was driving a Brisbane City Council bus when he was targeted by the man who threw an “incendiary device” at him which sparked a fire.
He died on the spot while several passengers on board the bus at the time managed to escape through the rear door.
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