NEW DELHI: A 55-year-old scientist working in the Union Electronics and Information Technology Ministry fell from the seventh floor of Shastri Bhavan in central Delhi on Monday afternoon, which may be his death. Suicide
New Delhi: A 55-year-old scientist working in the Center’s Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology fell from the seventh floor of Shastri Bhavan in central Delhi on Monday afternoon and is suspected to be a suicide, police said.
Police were called to the control room around 3 pm and a man jumped out of the Shastri Bhavan, Deputy Commissioner of Police (New Delhi) Amrita Guguloth said. “When police reached the spot, they found the man in front of the gate number two. The man was taken to Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital where he was pronounced dead,” he said.
The investigation revealed that he was a resident of Peergadhi apartment complex and was a scientist in the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, police said. “He jumped from the seventh floor of the building. The crime squad immediately rushed to the spot along with a team of Parliament Street Police Officers and an ambulance, ”the official said.
No notes have been found so far and further investigation is underway, police said. Guguloth said legal action is being taken.
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