Jyothirmayi to be cremated at Vijayawada
The University of Wolverhampton, United Kingdom, deputed two of its representatives to convey personal condolences and also on its behalf to the parents of Vempala Samrajya Jyothirmayi, who was allegedly killed by N. Nagaraju in Birmingham recently. Jo Gittens, director, international office and A. Ehsan, director, marketing and communications, will visit the bereaved family members at Vijayawada on Friday.
Ehsan said the University felt it was important for them to visit her parents and offer condolences on its behalf. A book containing condolence messages from the students, staff and letters from Vice-Chancellor Caroline Gipps and industrialist Lord Swaraj Paul would also be given to them.
The university also decided to reimburse the tuition fee, describing it as a small gesture. Ehsan said the University was shocked and saddened by the tragic incident and was cooperating with the police authorities in the investigations.
He also said that the University had suspended Nagaraju He said the university wanted foreign students visiting UK to stay on the campus and use university accommodation as the environment was safe. The University has 40 per cent foreign students and 500 of them were from India. Of them, 23 per cent belong to A.P
Ehsan and another faculty member would return to India to attend the funeral of Jyothirmayi next week.