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Indian scholar killed by dashing cop automobile in Seattle to get diploma posthumously

Jaahanvi Kandula was a scholar from Adoni in Andhra Pradesh and was pursuing a grasp’s diploma from the Northeastern College campus

The Northeastern College in Washington has introduced that it’ll award Jaahnavi Kandula, the 23-year-old Indian scholar who died in a automobile accident in Seattle in January, her diploma posthumously.

“In the days following this tragedy, our Seattle campus community joined together in a vigil of remembrance and solidarity…Her loss will be felt deeply by students, staff, and faculty…The university plans to award Jaahnavi her degree posthumously and present it to her family,” Chancellor Kenneth W Henderson mentioned.

Kandula was learning Data Programs on the establishment. She would have graduated with a grasp’s diploma in December.

The Seattle Police have initiated an in depth probe towards a number of leaders of the police union after a video of an officer went viral. He was heard making enjoyable of the 23-year-old scholar who misplaced her life after being hit by an overspeeding police automobile.

In a bodycam video, Officer Daniel Auderer discusses the investigation into the accident involving Kandula who was fatally struck by his colleague, Officer Kevin Dave, on January 23.

“Yeah, just write a check. USD 11,000. She was 26 anyway, she had limited value,” Auderer might be heard saying.

On Wednesday, the Consulate Normal of India in San Francisco demanded a probe into the case, saying, “Recent reports including in media of the handling Jaahnavi Kandula’s death are deeply troubling.”

“We have taken up the matter strongly with local authorities in Seattle & Washington State as well as senior officials in Washington DC .. for a thorough investigation & action against those involved in this tragic case. The Consulate & Embassy will continue to closely follow up on this matter with all concerned authorities,” the Indian Consulate wrote on X, previously Twitter.

In the meantime, the Joe Biden administration has assured the Indian authorities to hold out a swift investigation into the incident.

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