Odishatv Bureau

New Delhi/Sundergarh: An Odia student preparing for MCI examination was found dead in Basantkunj area of South Delhi under mysterious circumstances.

The deceased was identified as Udit Pradhan, a resident of Bonai in Sundergarh district.

Family members said Udit was staying with his friend in a rented-flat at Basantkunj area of Delhi. His father Manguli Pradhan had spoken to him on phone on July 2 for the last time and since then his phone has remained in switch off mode.

Sensing trouble, Manguli sent a relative to Delhi to enquire about his son. On July 6, he was informed that Udit is no more.

Family suspects hand of his friend, with whom Udit was staying, behind the death. "Police recovered the body three days after the death inside his room. One of his friends was staying in another room in the same flat. How he was not able to know about the incident even after three days?" alleged Manguli.

On the other hand local police registered a case suo motu regarding the case and started investigation.

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