Dead Body


With an increasing number of crimes in North Delhi, a question arises on the safety of the students.

On Sunday, 5th  August 2018, a dead body was recovered from a white bag in front of Shri Guru Tegh Bahadur Khalsa College, University of Delhi. The body was discovered by the locals around 8 a.m. and they immediately informed the police. The head and the hands of the body were chopped off. According to the police, the body is unidentified but the man appears to be around 30 years old and the probe is underway. Delhi Police is also looking at the CCTV footage of the cameras installed in the area to identify the suspect and establish linkages related to the crime.

This incident was reported by India Today Social. You can watch the video here: https://youtu.be/ws4VlWK2bE0 .

The body was found in North Delhi, one of the posh areas of the city.It is  a strategic place with many college’s like Hindu College, Ramjas College and, Miranda House. Along with that North Campus is the hub of students all over Delhi primarily because the University’s main offices departments are located here. It is also to be noted that important buildings like the Delhi Assembly and the Red Fort and markets like Kamla Nagar are just a few kilometres away from this place. The number of murders, which are considered the prime indicators of crime situation in the city, witnessed a rise in the first quarter of 2018. A total of 130 murders were reported till 31st March 2018.All these factors raise a question about the security and create fear in the mind of the students.

DU Beat tried to reach out to the students and the teachers but, most of them seem to be ignorant towards the situation as of now. 

Image Credits: India Today Social

Anoushka Sharma

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