Crime and Accident

Man found dead in Dwarka housing complex

Man found dead in Dwarka housing complex

New Delhi: The naked body of a 26-year-old man was found lying on the ground under mysterious circumstances at an apartment complex in southwest Delhi’s Dwarka where he had gone to meet a friend, police said today.

The victim, Saurabh Ghai, had gone to meet Amit Puri (31) whom he had befriended on Facebook around 2-3 weeks ago.

A senior police officers said their Facebook chat showed that they were homosexuals.

Saurabh had gone to Amit’s third-floor flat in Dwarka yesterday evening, the officer said, adding that the duo consumed alcohol and even got “physically intimate”.

Around 8 PM, Saurabh fell from the third floor of the building. He was found lying on the ground “without clothes” and a PCR call was made by an onlooker, said the officer.

The body has been sent for post-mortem and results are awaited, the officer said.

A case will be registered after post-mortem report is received.

“We don’t know whether there was any foul play in the incident. It remains to be determined whether Amit pushed Saurabh after they had a fight or Saurabh fell down accidentally since he was drunk. The boys had also consumed drugs,” said the senior police officer.

Amit is working with a Gurgaon-based BPO while Saurabh was unemployed. Saurabh was working with Taxi For Sure but after Ola took over the tax aggregator, he had been laid off.

Saurabh was a resident of Uttam Nagar and had lied to his family that he is going for a movie, said the officer, adding that his family was in a state of shock after the incident.