Four foreign students sent to 14 days judicial custody

VIJAYAWADA: Four foreign students, who were arrested on Sunday for slitting the throat of a villager, were on Tuesday remanded to judicial custody for two weeks. They were sent to the Rajamahendravaram Central Jail.
The students had a heated argument with a lorry driver, Burdagunta Sunil (22), while having drinks at a wine shop and bar in Vaddeswaram near Tadepalli in Guntur district. In the ensuing scuffle, they attacked Sunil and one of them slit his throat. Irate villagers then thrashed the students, injuring one of them severely. The condition of Sunil and the injured student, Fatalla Mohammad Hussain from Sudan, is said to be critical. Salman Al Zabri of Tanzania slit the villager’s throat with a knife with the help of his friends -- Omar Ishak Mustafa Abudaz of Jordan, Fatalla Mohammad Hussain of Sudan, who is a student of Nova College in Ibrahimpatnam, Al Basheer Mohammad Albasheeb of Tanzania, a KLU student, and Christopher Mess of Tanzania, also studying at KLU.