Sushma Swaraj calls for report on murder of Malayali nurse Chikku in Oman

Friday, Apr 22, 2016,11:28 IST By metrovaartha A A A

New Delhi | External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has said that she has asked the Indian Ambassador in Oman for a report on the murder of a Malayali nurse in that country.

“I am sorry to know about the murder of Ms.Chikku Robert – an Indian national from Kerala working as a nurse in Oman. I have asked Indian Ambassador to ascertain all the facts and report. My heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family”, Swaraj tweeted Thursday.

According to reports, Chikku (25) was stabbed to death while resisting a robbery bid.

Chikku was found dead in an apartment in Salala, where she was staying with her husband Linsen.

Both of them were employees of the nearby Badar Al Sama hospital. Chikku was pregnant.

Chikku’s body is yet to be brought home.