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Body of unidentified man found in drain in northeast Delhi

The body of an unidentified man was found floating in a drain near the Jafarabad metro station in northeast Delhi. The body was spotted by locals who then informed police at around 11.42 am after which city police rushed the spot. According to police officials, they reached the spot immediately and fished out the body, adding that the body has not been identified yet.

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New Delhi Updated on: May 20, 2019 15:42 IST
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The body of an unidentified man was found floating in a drain near the Jafarabad metro station in northeast Delhi on Monday, a senior police official said.

The body was spotted by locals who then informed police at around 11.42 am after which city police rushed the spot .

According to police officials, they reached the spot immediately and fished out the body, adding that the body has not been identified yet.

"No distinctive injuries marks has been found on the body. However, the exact cause of death will be ascertained after the autopsy," Delhi police official said.

Police suspect that the man was a drug addict. An inquiry under relevant sections of IPC has been initiated. The probe is underway, police official added.

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