Mingle with locals, don’t flaunt your wealth: Advice for Telugus in US after Kuchibhotla’s killing

In the wake of the killing of an Indian techie during a shooting at a Kansas bar, Telugus in the United States of America have been advised on how to stay safe.

The advice ranges from urging Indians not to show off their wealth and drawing attention to their earnings to start mingling with locals.

As per The Times of India, the Telangana America Telugu Association (TATA) met in Washington on February 27 to discuss a number of issues of concern to Telugus.

Srinivas Kuchibhotla, 32, was killed and his colleague Alok Madasani was injured when US Navy veteran Adam W Purinton fired at them at the Austin’s Bar and Grill in Olathe on February 22.

Purinton reportedly got into an argument with the two and hurled racial slurs.

He yelled “get out of my country” before shooting them.

In the aftermath of the killing of Kuchibhotla, the TATA opined that Telugus should take necessary precautions, said the daily.

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