Dead body found in locked room at Rashtrapati Bhavan

The dead body of a man was found in the servant quarters of the Rashtrapati Bhavan, the official home of the president of India, after police officials broke open the room after people complained about foul smell emanating from it.

The room was locked from inside.

The man, identified as Trilok Chand, worked at the President’s Secretariat, and he had been unwell for some time. According to police officials, the body is at least five days old and the man’s family was out of town.

It is not immediately known how he died, but police officials believe the cause of death is a heart attack. The body has been sent for post-mortem.