KALYANI: A PhD scholar of Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Kolkata was found dead in a research, laboratory under mysterious circumstances on Monday afternoon. The body was taken by Haringhata police for autopsy, as the IISER campus is at Haringhata in Nadia. The scholar was a resident of Dum Dum in North 24 Parganas.
His mother was informed who rushed to the IISER campus, but she was too shocked to speak. Police have started an unnatural death case. A police officer said only after the autopsy can the cause of death be ascertained. Teachers at IISER said the youth was found dead in the laboratory around 2.30pm.