A 34-year-old Nigerian nationwide died below mysterious circumstances in his rented flat in north Delhi’s Burari, India, the place he was staying in a live-in relationship with a girl, an African nationwide, the police stated on Wednesday, September 19.
The police suspect that the man, recognized as Jim James, died of a drug overdose. Nonetheless, they’re ready for the post-mortem report to establish the precise trigger of dying. No foul play has been suspected.
Jim had been dwelling in the rented lodging since 2014. The paperwork that he had submitted to his landlord present that the man belonged to Nigeria, stated a police officer.
“We regarded for his passport or another paperwork that might verify the nationality of the accused, however didn’t discover any. We now have contacted the Nigerian embassy to establish his identification,” stated Deputy Commissioner of Police (North) Nupur Prasad. (pictured)
The police stated that the incident got here to gentle on Monday evening, when Jim was admitted to a non-public hospital in Burari in an unconscious state by his live-in companion. When the medical doctors requested her what had occurred to him, the girl couldn’t give a passable reply, stated a police officer related to the case.
“We now have spoken to the medical doctors. They believe it to be a case of drug overdose. The physique has been saved at mortuary. We’re ready for a response from embassy officers to proceed with different authorized formalities,” Ms. Prasad added.
Supply: The Hindu