Decomposed body found hanging from tree in JNU forest area

Police found a body, that appears to be in the 40-45 age group in a highly decomposed state hanging from a tree in the jungle area.

Decomposed body found hanging from tree in JNU forest area JNU: Decomposed body found on campus's forest area. (Representational Image: Shutterstock)
Press Trust of India | Jun 3, 2022 - 11:07 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: The highly decomposed body of an unidentified man was found hanging from a tree in the forest area of the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) here on Friday evening, police said.

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The police were informed about the body around 6.30 pm, they said. Police visited the spot and found a body, in a highly decomposed state hanging from a tree in the jungle area. The victim appears to be in the 40-45 age group, a senior police officer said.

The crime and forensic teams have been called to the spot for examination. The body is yet to be identified. An inquest proceeding has been initiated, police said.

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Recently, an undergraduate student of JNU accused two senior students of harassment. The JNU administration said an investigation in this regard has been initiated. The JNU anti-ragging cell issued a statement saying that stringent action will be taken against those found guilty.

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