New Delhi: Police on Tuesday said the body of a BBA student, who was found dead on rail tracks in east Delhi, was not chopped off and possibly run over by a train, the impact of which left his body severely disfigured.

The body of Paras Bhasin, 23, was recovered from Pandav Nagar railway tracks on Saturday with police initially claiming it to be a case of suicide. Paras' family, however, alleged it to be a murder case.

Investigators also traced the person who made several calls to his family asking them to come to Pandav Nagar area to get the body of Paras but police said he did not appear to be involved in his death.

The caller was a passer-by who found Paras' ID card lying near his body and then made a call.


What is Paras Bhasin death case?

September 1, 3:30 pm: BBA student Paras Bhasin left home after talking to someone on phone.

September 1: Mutilated body of 23-year-old youth found at Pandav Nagar railway track.

September 1, 4:15 pm: Bhasin’s family received around 15 anonymous calls informing his death.

September 4: Police registers murder case

September 4: Police rules out honour killing after preliminary inquiry, says he was not chopped off and possibly run over by a train. Police also traced the person who called up Bhasin’s family to inform about his death. The person denied his involvement in the death.

Four months ago, Paras Bhasin has married his girlfriend Shaily Mittal without the consent of their families in Arya Samaj Mandir and got the marriage registered.

August 24: His wife broke the news of the marriage to her family after which the tension cropped up between Bahsin and his wife’s family. The girls family were allegedly against the marriage.  

September 5: Police grills Shaily Mittal and her father on September 4, who revealed that Bhasin had attempted suicide earlier after which she immediately married him. She also gave the police a suicide note claiming to be written by the couple jointly.

A senior police official said the body of Paras was not chopped. "The body was not chopped. His head was intact with the body," the official said when asked about the missing head.

Paras' family had alleged that he could have been murdered by the family of his girlfriend, whom he had secretly married.

They alleged that the girl's father used to threaten Paras to end the relationship, especially after the girl informed her parents about her marriage last month. Police said they will question the girl's family.

"Autopsy report is awaited. We are investigating the matter. We are taking help of the forensic team. The house of Paras' uncle is in Ganesh Nagar, which is near where his body was found. How he reached there is under investigation," Sanjay Jain, Deputy Commissioner of Police (Crime), said.


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