The parents and children of Hiren and Vidhi Adhiya (inset) were given a golden visa in Dubai.


Family of Dubai couple murdered in Arabian Ranches gets 10-year golden visa


DUBAI – The family of an Indian couple–who were killed in their villa in Arabian Ranches this year–have been given a 10-year golden visa, UAE authorities announced on Monday (November 21).

Two schools also gave full scholarships to the daughters of Hiren and Vidhi Adhiya, the couple stabbed dead by a burglar in their home on June 17.

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The General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs and Dubai Police said the teens’ grandparents were also given a 10-year golden visa.

Police contacted the teens and their grandparents, who all moved back to India after the shocking double murders, and arranged special travel permits for them to return to the UAE.

Lt. General Abdullah Al Marri, commander-In-chief of Dubai Police, and Major General Mohammad Al Marri, director-general of GDRFA, presented the 10-year visa on Monday (November 23).

Canadian University in Dubai provided the 18-year-old teen with a four-year scholarship at the college of engineering and cover the Dh300,000 cost of her study.

Repton School in Dubai said the younger sister, 13, will also have her tuition paid in full.

On June 17, the teens and their parents were attacked by a knife-wielding Pakistani burglar who broke into their villa in Arabian Ranches.

Prosecutors said the Pakistani killed the couple in their bedroom in a frenzy after they woke up to catch him during the burglary.

The suspect has been arrested and faces charges of premeditated murder, attempted murder and theft. ICA/Expat Media

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