Varun Raj Pucha, an Indian student who was in Indiana, USA, for his master’s, is in critical condition and is fighting for his life. Varun was stabbed with a knife on Sunday, October 29, 2023.
Two days after the incident, the US State of Indiana expressed its grief over the incident, wished him a speedy recovery, and regretted the incident. They even said that they were deeply disturbed by the reports of the attack, and they defer to local law enforcement for any questions about the case.
Who Attacked Varun Raj Pucha?
Varun Raj Pucha was stabbed in the public gym by a boy named Jordan Andrade in the head. According to a report by the Times of Northeast Indiana, Jordan Andrade was arrested after he drove a knife into Varun Raj’s head at the Planet Fitness Club massage room in Valparaiso, Indiana.
After the incident, Varun was rushed to Fort Wayne Hospital as he was badly stabbed and was fighting for his life. Doctors have reported that the chances of Varun’s survival are zero to five percent and that he is currently under observation in the hospital.
Why Jordan Andrade attacked Varun?
The police stated that when Jorden Andrade was asked why he killed Varun, he described Varun as a threat to him, so he just reacted back to him. Jordan Andrade stated that he found Varun a little weird and believed that he was going to assassinate Andrade.
He even mentioned that Varun didn’t move from his chair, did not instigate him, and only tried to push him back when Andrade started attacking Varun. Police also investigated the other gymgoers, and they revealed that Varun was quiet and reserved but was not creepy at all.
Who is Varun Raj Pucha?
Varun Raj Pucha is an Indian student who is currently in Indiana, USA. He is a 24-year-old boy who is a native of Khammam town, Telangana and has moved to Indiana to pursue his MS from Valparaiso University. He also used to do a part-time job for his survival.
Varun Raj’s father’s name is P. Ramamurthy, and he is a teacher in Telangana’s Khammam. However, more information about his family is not known until now. When Varun’s family learned about the incident, he met the Transport Minister of Telangana, P. Ajay Kumar, and requested medical help for his son.
In response, the Telangana government assured Varun’s family that they would do their best to help Varun with the help of Telangana NRI friends and the Indian Embassy.
Varun Raj Pucha FAQs
A. Varun Raj Pucha was stabbed in the public gym by a boy named Jordan Andrade in the head.
A. Varun Raj Pucha was 24 years old.
A. Jordan Andrade stated that he found Varun a little weird and believed that he was going to assassinate Andrade.
A. Varun Raj’s father’s name is P. Ramamurthy, and he is a teacher in Telangana’s Khammam. Also, there’s not much information available online regarding his other family members.
A. Varun Raj Pucha belongs to Khammam town, Telangana.