'Paras killed but body not hacked into pieces'

'Paras killed but body not hacked into pieces'

Delhi Police on Tuesday claimed that the body of 23-year-old student Paras Bhasin, which was found near a railway track in east Delhi's Pandav Nagar area on Monday, was not hacked into pieces manually.

 Though they are still waiting for the final autopsy report to ascertain the exact cause of death, police say that the scientific examination of Paras’ body and the spot from where it was recovered, have indicated that his body was crushed by a moving train.

“Paras’ body was not cut into pieces. Apparently, it was crushed due to being hit by a train. However, we are still trying to find out how the body came on to the track,” said Sanjay Kumar Jain, deputy commissioner of police (crime and railways).

Family members of Paras, however, refuse to accept the theory of police and allege that the police department is trying to hush up the matter by calling it a case of suicide instead of a murder.

Allegations against police

“Delhi police personnel are trying to protect the family members of Bhasin’s girlfriend who had threatened him several times in past few days before he died. But we will not let the police hush up the case,” said Karan, Bhasin’s brother-in-law.

Victim’s family allege that he was murdered at the behest of his girlfriend’s family, because he had secretly married her.

Police have asked the girlfriend’s family, which stays in Ghaziabad, to help them in the investigation.

“We have registered a case of murder and are investigating the matter,” Jain added.
The victim and his family had married at an Arya Samaj Mandir in Jamuna Bazar on May 9 after being in a relationship for six years.

The family first came to know of Paras’ disappearance after they were informed by the Delhi Police that his body had been found near the railway track on Monday.

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