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N-E man's body found in Chirag Delhi drain.

A BODY of a 28-year-old man from Manipur was found under mysterious circumstances in a drain in Chirag Delhi area in South Delhi on Saturday night.

Police said the cause of the death is unknown and have sent the body for postmortem examination. So far the police have not registered a case.

According to police, the deceased has been identified as Wilungbou, a resident of Naraina, who had attended a party at his friend's house in Chirag Delhi area. An eyewitness, who was also a guest at the party, told the police that he saw Wilungbou, who worked with a BPO company, running in the colony and jumping into the drain.

The eyewitness said he was not sure as to why he (Wilungbou) jumped into the drain. Police said the eyewitness also didn't seem to know whether the deceased had got into a fight with someone. On Sunday, Joint CP Robin Hibu along with DCP B. S. Jaiswal visited the spot.

"So far no case has been registered as the cause of death is uncertain. Also, the police have not found any eyewitness to a brawl. But the police have sent the body for post-mortem examination and a report will come on Monday.

We will decide on the course of action only after that," a senior police officer, who is investigating the matter, said.

According to a friend of the deceased, Wilungbou was drunk when he left his friend's house and started running in the colony. After a few minutes, he saw Wilungbou jumping in the drain. The friend immediately called the police control room.

The police team found injuries on Wilungbou's body. The police said he also had injury marks on his head and lower part of his body. However, the police have ruled out murder for robbery angle.

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Date:Jul 7, 2014
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