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Manipuri PhD scholar found murdered in south Delhi

Manipur scholar murder

New Delhi, Nov 20 (PTI) A 33-year-old PhD scholar from Manipur was found murdered with his neck slashed at his home in south Delhi’s Kotla Mubarakpur area last night.

The deceased, identified as Zingram Kengo, was from Tata Institute of Social Sciences. He had come to Delhi just months ago and was living in Kotla Mubarakpur in a rented accommodation.

“The body was found last night in a pool of blood on the mat by his landlord’s brother at around 9:30 PM. Police were informed at 10 PM following which a team was rushed to the spot,” said a police official.

Crime and forensic teams visited the spot and collected evidence.

The body has been sent for postmortem and his family has been informed.

“Prima facie, it does not appear linked to robbery. We are investigating the case from all possible angles,” he said.

A case of murder has been registered and further investigation is on, police said.

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