A 24-year-old man was found dead in bushes in Pul Prahladpur of southeast Delhi on Friday. His body was found deep in a jungle with its eyes and ears missing, that were suspected to be bitten off by animals, police said.
Police were informed about the man’s body around 4.30 pm on Friday. The deceased was identified by his brother as Punit, a resident of Sangam Vihar.
There were bruises on his forehead and a spot near his neck, with the eyes and ears missing, Deputy Commissioner of Police (Southeast) Chinmoy Biswal said.
A small foil (possibly containing drugs), some cash, a small iron chain and some papers were found when the body was searched, police said. During the enquiry, it was revealed that the man was a smack (heroin) addict and used to visit such abandoned places.
Punit used to go door to door repairing bag zippers. His brother and friends revealed that he had been a drug addict for the past three to four years, police said.