LAHORE: Student found dead in a dormitory room at a private university in Lahore on Tuesday had overdosed on drugs, post-mortem report has shown.

The body of the student, identified as Shameer Asif, was handed over to his heirs after the post-mortem, police said.

His heirs have left for Karachi with the body, police added.

The hostel administration, after finding the dead body, had called police. According to police, Shameer was a resident of Karachi.

The deceased was a fifth semester student, taking courses in Finance and Accounting.

His room was searched and some of his personal belongings and cigarettes were sent to lab for examination, police informed.