International / Chinese Foreign Ministry says “Indian Student death in Tianjin is homicide, Murder Suspect held”.

Zoom News : Aug 03, 2021, 09:47 PM

The death of a 20-year-old Indian student in China’s T'ien-ching city was a homicide and a foreigner has been in remission in reference to the murder, the Chinese Foreign Ministry aforementioned here on Tuesday.

The suspect’s status has not been disclosed, officers said.

Aman Nagsen, who hailed from Bihar’s Gaya, was a student of Business Administration at the Tianjin Foreign Studies University. He was found dead on July 29.

The Chinese Foreign Ministry, in an exceedingly written response to PTI, said that around 8.00 PM, Tianjin police received a decision that an “Indian student was lying on the ground of the dormitory with no sign of life”.

“The initial investigation of the general public security organ found it to be a case of killing and also the suspect is another foreign student of the university. obligatory measures are taken on the suspect and the case remains underneath any investigation.

“Relevant Chinese competent authorities have notified the Indian Embassy in Peiping of matters of the case on July 30-31 severally and maintained communication with the Embassy,” it said.

The Chinese aspect can handle the case in accordance with law associate degreed supply help in follow-up matters, it said, adding that an autopsy was conducted on Tuesday.

The supplying of the death certificate is anticipated to require some days because it could be a case of homicide, the officers said.

Nagsen was one amongst the few Indian students who remained in China through the coronavirus pandemic whereas most of the 23,000 odd Indian students, who left for home, were stuck in India, unable to come back thanks to Beijing’s reluctance to carry visa restrictions.

Embassy officials said Nagsen’s family has been up on the progress of the investigations.

a politician of the embassy was expected to go to Tianjin, situated within a hundred km from Beijing, to debate the progress of the case and total arrangements to send the body to Bharat.

Currently, no flights are operational between India and China.