Centre must ensure safety of Indians abroad, says Arvind Kejriwal on Indian man’s killing in Australia


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 safety of Indians abroad. “AAP volunteer Manmeet Alisher death is 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.

(With inputs from PTI)

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