Date: 27 Dec 2011


MURDER IN MANCHESTER\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\ Two teenagers have been arrested on suspicion of murder after Indian student Anuj Bidve was shot dead in Salford, Greater Manchester yesterday, December 26, 2011. Anuj, a 23-year-old micro-electronics student at Lancaster University, was gunned down at point-blank range as he walked with friends near their hotel in the city, in the early hours of Monday. \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\ A 16-year-old boy was arrested on Tuesday afternoon, after a 17-year-old was detained followed the execution of an arrest warrant. Both are being held in custody. \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\ "The 17-year-old boy was arrested on suspicion of murder after a warrant was executed in the Salford area the early hours of today," a spokesperson for Greater Manchester Police said. \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\ "He remains in custody for questioning." Anuj was part of a group of nine male and female Indian students who were visiting Manchester for a short break over the Christmas holidays. Police said the students, who had not been drinking, were walking from their hotel towards the city centre and became aware of two men on the other side of the street. The gunman, a white male in his 20s who was wearing a grey top, walked across the road and engaged the victim in a short conversation before producing the gun and shooting the student at close range to the side of the head. The killer then ran back across the street before the pair fled on foot towards Asgard Drive and the Ordsall housing estate. \\\\\\\\\\\\\\ Armed response units were sent to the scene at around 1.35am. Anuj, from Pune, Maharashtra, collapsed to the ground and died at hospital a short time later. Greater Manchester Police (GMP) said it was an "awful" attack and pledged to "leave no stone unturned" in the hunt for the killer. Chief Superintendent Kevin Mulligan, divisional commander for Salford, said a racial motive for the killing was not being ruled out, adding: "We are investigating every possible aspect." \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\ Speaking from Pune, Anuj's brother-in-law Rakesh Sonawane, 30, who is married to the student's sister Nehal, said the devastated family had "lost faith in everything". \\\\\\\\\\\\\\ Anuj had arrived in the UK in September after completing an electronics degree at Pune University. "Anuj had been very happy. It was his dream to go to the UK but unfortunately his dream could not last longer than three months," Mr Sonawane said. He added that Anuj had planned to return to India "to serve his nation" following the postgraduate studies in Lancaster. The student was described as "clever and sporty", and a fan of football, supporting Manchester United. Mr Sonawane added: "He loved to travel and make friends. He had lots of friends. You only have to look at his Facebook page to see how many friends and followers he had. "We have completely lost faith in everything." \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\ He added that the family have received lots of messages of support, especially from the Indian student community in Lancaster. \\\\\\\\\\\\\\ They have spoken to some of those who were with Anuj when he was killed and said the eight students have now returned to the university. "They are equally disturbed and shocked," the brother-in-law said. Tributes have been left on Facebook, including one page set up by a fellow Lancaster student which plans a "peace march" in the young man's memory. According the page, set up by Sonakshi Saran, Anuj "was killed for not answering a simple question - What's the time?" \\\\\\\\\\\ GMP have not disclosed what was said during the short conversation between the killer and his victim. \\\\\\\\\\\\\ The student's father, Subhash, a branch manager with an energy company, has called on the UK government to speed up the process of returning Anuj's body to the UK. \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\ In a message on his son's Facebook wall, he said: "Please help in getting Anuj Bidve's dead body back to India. He was shot in Manchester today morning. We appeal to all his friends in UK and India to help spread the word. Please help us get Anuj back. Please share this message." Mr Sonawane said he had tried to contact the Indian High Commission in London but it has been shut for Christmas. \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\ He added: "We are asking the UK government and the Indian Embassy to expedite the return of Anuj's body to his family at the earliest opportunity." \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\ COMMENT: \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\ MURDER IN MANCHESTER \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\ 26 Dec 2011 \\\\\\\\\\\\\\ Today (DEC 26, 2011) an early morning stroll by some university students, all from India, turned into a tragedy. One of them was shot dead at point blank range. Police are searching for the killer although the British media haver mentioned that race (colour) could be a motive. \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\ Indians (Hindus) think that every secular country in the West is a sheep that does not know, recognise or mind a wolf among them. \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\ In India the masses (still kept by "Dynasty+Congress" at the level of asses) care two hoots whether Lahore and Dhaka are in India or outside, whether Hindus in Srinagar are living happily or ignominiously kicked out, and whether the Grand Temple in Ayodhya is a world attraction for the Hindus or lies in RUINS.\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\ They dare not call those who established Pakistan and slaughtered the Hindus in millions "enemies", but believe Hindus and Muslims are "bhai bhai" (brothers). \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\ But this is not the case in the rest of the world. In America even school children know that Al Qaidfa is their enemy and also that Al Qaida is all Muslim. \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\ The "wide awake" Britons know who perpetrated the carnage in London in July 2005, who wants to enforce SHARIA on all, who wants to turn Buckingham Palace into an Islamic University or a Grand Mosque, which community in Manchester is increasing rapidly in Manchester through a much higher rate of birth, CONVERSIONS and illegal immigration, and who wanted to set fire to the airport at Glasgow. \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\ There is much resentment against Islam, especially against the Pakistanis who gang up to beat and thrash the local White youth when they get a chance. \\\\\\\\\\\\\\ If the motive of this killing is racist then it is due to the fact that these Indians looked like Pakis to the native Britons. In America several SIKHS have been shot dead for looking like the Taliban. \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\ Can we entirely blame them for targeting those who look like the Pakistanis and the Taliban? Don't they have a point? They are defending their turf against increasing Muslim menace (inroads). (How do the Hindu youth back home defend their turf in Ayodhya, No. 10 Janpath, New Delhi, Srinagar, and the rest of Hindusthan?) \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\ In view of these killings of the innocent Indians it is imperative that people themselves become aware of the strong anti Muslim sentimentrs in Europe and America, and not rely on government propaganda, constantly repeating "Bapu" Gandhi's invalid line, "Hindu Muslim Bhai Bhai!" \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\ An advice: Indian students coming overseas need to contact the local Indian residents or leaders on arrival in order to find out the local "hot spots" and where they can move about safely even at night. This is simply commonsense. \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\ As in Delhi, Mumbai and Kolkata here, too, there are some areas that are “no go” for decent people including the law abiding students like Anuj Bidve. \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\ 27 Dec 11. ===============\\\\\\\\\\\\\\ 000000000