Anand Tiwari, a fourth semester student at Indian Institute of Planning and Management (IIPM), hailed from Kolkata. He was repeatedly hit on his head with a stone. Police ruled out the possibility of robbery as a motive, as his motorcycle and other belongings were found intact.
A broken bottle and few packets of food items was found near the body. Anand lived in a PG accommodation at Katwariya Sarai area. He was scheduled to leave for Switzerland on Wednesday, May 27. Police said that from his call records Anand seemed to be romantically involved with one of his classmates. They suspect the incident to be a case of rivalry in love.
Police had registered a case of murder under section 302.