Patient assaults and stabs Dr Achuyuta Reddy repeatedly at the hospital
Wichita (Kansas ): US: A 57-year old Telugu doctor was stabbed to death in Kansas state of the US on Wednesday. The police have arrested a 21-year old person for the murder, according to Hindustan Times.
Dr Achutha Reddy was assaulted and stabbed to death by a patient called Umar Rashid Dutt, Dutt also is probably from India or from some other nation in Asia.
Dr Achutha Reddy hailed from Nalgonda town in Telangana. He completed his MBBS from Osmania Medical College in 1986 and completed Residency in Psychiatry in Kansas University. He began his medical practice in 1989 in Wichita. Besides running his hospital, he was also working as consulting doctor for several other local hospitals in Wichita.
The doctor’s wife Beena and children Radha, Lakshmi and Vishnu went into a deep shock after hearing the news. His parents Bhadra and Parijatha Reddy were also shocked at the incident. The reasons for the murder are not yet known.
Eyewitness told investigators that Dr Achutha Reddy was seen going into his hospital Holistic Psychiatric Services along with Dutt around 7.20 PM local time on Wednesday. The hospital was situated on Carriage Parkway in Wichita.
The eye witness informed the police that Dutt suddenly stopped moving with the doctor and began assaulting him. Dr Achutha Reddy tried to save himself and began running but Dutt chased him and stabbed him repeatedly. The culprit then ran away from the scene.
The police found Dr Reddy dead in a lane just behind the building. However, the police arrested the killer Dutt at Wichita Country Club. A security guard at the Club observed Dutt sitting in his car with blood stained clothes and informed the police immediately. Within minutes, Police swooped on him and took him into custody. He was charged under several sections dealing with first degree murder.