Missing student found dead in Yamuna river

Last Updated: Tue, Jun 18, 2013 17:20 hrs

New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) A 21-year-old class 12 student, who had been missing for five days, was found dead in the Yamuna river here, police said Tuesday. Victim's family alleged murder while police contended it was suicide.

Vineet, a resident of south Delhi's Sunlight colony area, was found dead near the Kalindi Kunj barrage Tuesday afternoon.

"He was missing from Delhi's Sarai Kale Khan area since June 13 evening. His motorbike was recovered from DND flyover," said a police officer.

His family members alleged that he was killed but police officers claim that there was no external injury marks on his body that can prove that he was murdered.

"Prima facie it seems to be a case of suicide. Vineet's body has been sent for post-mortem to confirm the exact reason behind his death, said the officer.

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