A PhD student was found dead in his hostel room in Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) in New Delhi, police said.
The deceased, identified as J.R Philemon, a resident of Manipur, was found dead by students and security guards on Tuesday evening after some students noticed foul smell coming from his room.
They forcefully opened the door and found him dead inside the room, police said.
"Philemon was residing in room no.171 of Brahmaputra Hostel and was not seen from last three days. Police was informed by security control room about his death" a senior police officer told IANS.