PhD student from Manipur found dead in JNU in mysterious circumstances


The body of a PhD student from the Manipur was found in a hostel room in Jawaharlal Nehru University today, police said.

The deceased identified as J R Philemon, native of Senapti district in Manipur, was found dead in room no 171 of the Brahmaputra Hostel, police said.

He was pursing his PhD on the subject of West Asia and he hadnt been seen for the last three days, a senior police officer said.

“When a foul smell started emanating from the room, the student in the neighbouring room called other students and security and forcefully opened door. He was found dead in the room,” he was quoted by PTI.

Further investigation is underway to ascertain the cause of death.

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