A homosexual college professor apparently committed suicide after he was filmed having sex with a rickshaw puller in a sting operation involving students from an Indian Muslim university and a local television channel.
Srinivas Ramchander Siras, professor of modern languages at Aligarh Muslim University, was suspended from his job "on moral grounds" and evicted from his college accommodation after students broke in and filmed him with his partner.
He was expected to return to his job later this month after the Allahabad High Court revoked his suspension and ordered him to be reinstated at a hearing last week.
Neighbours called the police to his single room home on Monday and complained of a bad smell. He was found dead inside and detectives believe he had taken his own life. [...]