Kin seek Centre's help to bring back mortal remains of two Telangana men killed in Riyadh accident

Mancherial (Telangana): The families of two persons who died in a road accident in Saudi Arabia, on Tuesday urged the central government to help them carry the bodies back to India.

Polishetty Kiran, son-in-law of the deceased Uppu Mallesh, speaking to ANI over the phone said that on 21 July around 6 am (Riyadh Time). Mallesh, 40, and Nampally Raju, 24, were killed when a speeding vehicle rammed into them from behind while they were on their way to work.

Polishetty Kiran said: "We request the External Affairs Ministry and NRI cell of Telangana to ensure that the mortal remains of the deceased are brought back at the earliest so that we can perform the final rites."

The deceased men knew each other and had been staying in Riyadh for the last four years.

Updated Date: Jul 23, 2019 23:45:38 IST