26-year-old Altaf found dead with cut marks on neck in Batla House
The finding of a body in Batla House on Wednesday left residents in deep shock. Words spread fast with top police officials turning up at the spot. Local leaders and some YouTubers too turned up. Initially local leaders were hesitant to talk with the media as they said they would only give bites after the probe gets completed.
After sometime it was known from police that a 26-year-old man was found dead with cut marks on his neck in a house in Jamia Nagar.
Police said they were informed about blood seeping through a house in Batla House. A police team rushed to the spot and found the body of a man with deep gashes to his neck.
The man was identified as Alfaf Waseem, the resident of a house opposite Makka Palace hotel in the Zakir Nagar area, Deputy Commissioner of Police (southeast) Rajesh Deo said.
Crime teams from FSL Rohini visited the spot to collect evidence.
Police said they are going through CCTV footage for a clue into how Waseem ended up in the house. His relatives said Waseem had left his home around 11 am, the DCP added.
Md Shagir, who was also at spot, said the boy was known by Altaf. He said the body has been taken for postmortem report.
Many residents, who had turned up at the spot, said they were deeply upset with the development.