Engineering student found dead, murder suspected

Jaipur: A 24-year-old engineering student was on Wednesday found dead under mysterious circumstances at his farm house in Rajasthan's Nagaur district, police said.

"Anil Yadav, a third year student of engineering, died due to gunshot in the forehead and prima facie it seems he was murdered," SHO (Merta Road) Cheetar Singh said.

The victim hailed from Haryana and used to stay at his father's farm house at Merta Road with his friend Sunil and Sunil's girlfriend Nandu for the last two months, the SHO said.

"Last night, Sunil called the deceased's father and informed that his son was dead following which he rushed from Haryana and informed police today," he said.

The SHO said that both Yadav's friend, a property dealer, and the girl are missing after the incident and a team has been dispatched to Haryana to trace them.

No weapon was recovered from the spot, police said, adding that the matter was being probed.