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Doctor found dead in Delhi's St. Stephen's hospital

By Chennabasaveshwar

A resident doctor was allegedly murdered by unknown persons on Friday in St. Stephen's Hospital in Delhi. The police suspecting he might have been killed by a colleague.

Doctor found dead in Delhi's St. Stephen's hospital

The doctor has been identified as Sashwat Pandey, who was associated with the radiology department of the hospital and was a postgraduate intern.

The murder was reported to the police around 9 am. "Pandey's body was found in the rest room of the hospital," Jatin Narwal, DCP (north) was quoted by Hindustan Times as saying.

"His throat was found slit with a surgical blade. As per the preliminary investigation, the suspect appears to be a fellow doctor and an acquaintance of the deceased," a senior police official told PTI.

No arrests in the case so far but the police are probing the role of a colleague.

(With agency inputs)

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