Cable TV mechanic murdered in Delhi

Last Updated: Mon, Jan 14, 2013 17:00 hrs

New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) An 18-year-old cable TV mechanic was killed in the capital, police said Monday. No arrests have been made yet.

"Pankaj Kumar's body was found near his house at Jaitpur in south Delhi today morning," said a senior police officer.

His neck had been slit with a sharp weapon.

Police said Kumar left his house Sunday evening. When he did not return till late night, his family approached police.

A passer-by saw Kumar's body in a pool of blood in a forested area in Jaitpur and informed the police.

"The body has been sent for a post-mortem examination to All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS)," police said.

Locals alleged that Kumar was killed as a human scarifice as things related to rituals were found from the spot.

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