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Decomposed body of 40-year-old AIIMS doctor found hanging at his rented home in Delhi

Police said the doctor, who was doing research in the department of Pediatrics at AIIMS and had last attended office Tuesday, was residing alone in the room since 2006.

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New Delhi: The decomposed body of a 40-year-old AIIMS doctor was found hanging from the ceiling of his rented accomodation in south Delhi’s Hauz Khas area on Friday afternoon, police said.

Police received information about foul smell emanating from a house in Gautam Nagar.

“After reaching the spot, a decomposed body of a male was found hanging in a room on the second floor. The room was locked from inside. The deceased was later identified as Mohit Singhla,” Deputy Commissioner of Police (south) Atul Kumar Thakur said.

He was doing research in the department of Pediatrics in AIIMS Hospital here and last attended office on Tuesday, the DCP said.

He was a resident of Panchkula in Haryana and residing alone in the room since 2006, police said, adding that the proceeding under section 174 CrPC has been initiated.


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