VISAKHAPATNAM: An 18-year-old was found dead on railway track in suspicious circumstances near Venkatapuram area here Friday. K Surya Bhaskar (18) had been missing since September 24 evening.
The police said that the deceased was a resident of Gopalapatnam area and a 2nd year student at Industrial Training Center (ITC) in Pendurty. It is learnt that Surya Bhaskar along with his friends beat up a classmate over a petty issue and the Pendurty police registered a case against the students including the deceased. The family members suspect that he was murdered by his classmates. However, the Government Railway Police felt that there were no injuries on the victim’s body and it could be only an accident. The police are awaiting the postmortem report to conduct further investigation.