Italy wrongfully detained 3 Indian vacationers

Three Indian students namely Akshit Goyal, Deepak Bhatt and Uday Kusupati have been detained at Ventimiglia railway station in Italy. The Italian police mistook the three as illegal immigrants, even though they all carried valid passports with Schengen visa.


The 3 students from Indian Institute of generation (IIT) have been detained and sent to a southern Italy metropolis, named Bari. Bari is a thousand km away from Vengamiglia. The three of them had been flown to Bari along side different detainees, and were released almost after 10hours due to the intervention of the Indian mission, situated in Rome. A relative of Akshit was the one to inform the Indian venture. just because the venture got here to realize approximately the incident, they without delay took actions and contacted the Ministry of indoors Affairs in Italy and the police of Ventimiglia.

Vikas Swarup, the spokesperson of outside Affairs Ministry knowledgeable that the Italian authority later admitted that it was a mistake to detain the three despite the fact that their documents have been proper in order.

Swarup said, “The embassy has strongly raised the problems with the Italian government and is in touch with them to ensure that ok steps are taken to ensure that such unfortunate incidents concerning Indian nationals do now not recur.”

This turned into the second one time in per week whilst IITians made it to the news.

earlier, 38-year-antique, IIT Kharagpur aerospace engineering department alumnus, Mainak Sarkar changed into identified because the gunman, who killed Professor William Klug (39) of the college of California-la (UCLA). It turned into mentioned that he killed his ex-girlfriend Ashley Hasti also. After murdering the two, he dedicated suicide by means of taking pictures himself. Sarkar accused Klug of stealing his laptop code and handing it to a person else. Police has determined a kill-listing from his resident in Minnesota. William Klug was Sarkar’s manual in 2013, when he was doing PhD in mechanical engineering.