A 26-year-old Junior Resident Doctor who was doing his MD degree at AIIMS was on Saturday found dead under mysterious condition in his rented flat at Hauz Khas in South Delhi with police suspecting the death due to overdose of an injection.
Sarvanan Ganeshan, who had taken admission for his MD degree at AIIMS 10 days back, was found dead at his flat at Gautam Nagar of Hauz at around 9.30 AM.
It is believed he died around 6 AM but the exact time and cause of his death will be revealed after receiving the post mortem report, said a senior police officer.
Sarvanan had taken some injection which is suspected to be potassium chloride which is used as a medicine as well as for causing cardiac arrest. Investigation has been undertaken covering all the angles including suicide, he said.
“Sarvanan was found dead in mysterious condition at his flat. Legal action has been initiated. Post mortem report would clarify the reason of death,” said additional DCP(south) Nupur Prasad.
“A very unfortunate news was brought to the notice of AIIMS administration this morning around 11.30 AM recently joined Junior Resident Dr Sarvanan G from Tamil Nadu who had joined AIIMS as a JR for his MD degree in Medicine was found dead in an apartment in Gautam Nagar area of South Delhi, said an AIIIMS spokesperson.
After he did not report to duty this morning his colleagues and senior residents of the Department of Medicine started calling him, but not getting any response from his phone they tried calling his neighbours who then found him in his room non-responsive, said the the spokesperson.
The residents of the area immediately informed the Police and the AIIMS colleagues. Around 3 PM, the body of the deceased was brought by police at AIIMS Emergency Department where the MLC was made and the body was thereafter shifted to the mortuary.
His parents in Tamil Nadu have been informed, they said.