Mumbai Crime: 61-year-old man jumps to death, after allegedly molesting and assaulting doctor

A 61-year-old killed himself by jumping from a mall in Malad (west) after he allegedly molested a doctor. The man, who lived in a posh locality in Goregaon (West), was the neighbour of the doctor and first, he molested her and hit her with a hammer.

According to Hindustan Times, the man and the victim (woman doctor) lived on the second floor of a posh society. The doctor is unmarried and lived with her mother and the man his wife, son, and daughter. The 35-year-old doctor, who works with a private hospital, told police that the accused used to stare at her while sitting below the society building when she returned home from work. He also used to get into the lift with her at times.

The incident took place on Sunday around 10.30 am, when the doctor was alone at home and even the accused’s wife and children had gone out. The accused rang the doorbell of the victim’s house. At first, the victim didn’t open the door but later when he insisted, she opened the door. The accused then entered her house and started molesting her, and also assaulted her with a small hammer. The accused then tore her clothes as well. The woman’s scream alerted the residents of the building who rushed for her help.

The accused managed to escape and the residents informed the doctor’s family and accused’s family too. The residents rushed the doctor to hospital. The doctor has received injuries in her head, hand, and leg. Police said that doctors told them she is out of danger and has good chances of survival. In the meanwhile, the accused went to a mall in Malad (West) and committed suicide.

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