Gujarat Government Mamlatdar Ends Life; Jumps Off Office Building In Patan District

Gujarat Government Mamlatdar Ends Life; Jumps Off Office Building In Patan District

A mamlatdar is the head of revenue administration of a taluka and executive magistrate under section 20 of the Indian Criminal Procedure Code, 1973.

PTIUpdated: Sunday, February 11, 2024, 06:46 PM IST
article-image
Representational photo |

A Gujarat government employee on Sunday ended his life by jumping off the terrace of his two-storey office building in Harij taluka of Patan district, police said.

VO Patel, who served as the mamlatdar of Harij taluka, died by suicide at his workplace around 9:30 am, said Deputy Superintendent of Police (DySP) DD Chaudhary.

"We have not found any suicide note in his possession and the reason behind the extreme step is not yet known. We are investigating the case thoroughly," he said.

A mamlatdar is the head of revenue administration of a taluka and executive magistrate under section 20 of the Indian Criminal Procedure Code, 1973.

A case of accidental death has been registered at Harij police station and further investigation is underway.

Patel's body was sent to a hospital for an inquest by a panel of doctors, Chaudhary told mediapersons.

If you or anyone you know is struggling with suicidal thoughts, seek help here:

If you or anyone you know is struggling with suicidal thoughts, seek help here: | Mental Health Helplines

RECENT STORIES

'Intoxicated By Power': BJP Leader Shehzad Poonawalla Slams Rahul Gandhi's 'Drunken Youth' Remark

'Intoxicated By Power': BJP Leader Shehzad Poonawalla Slams Rahul Gandhi's 'Drunken Youth' Remark

Lok Sabha Elections 2024: TMC To Contest All 42 Seats In West Bengal; 'No Change In Position,' Says...

Lok Sabha Elections 2024: TMC To Contest All 42 Seats In West Bengal; 'No Change In Position,' Says...

Assam Repeals Muslim Marriages And Divorces Registration Act In A Move To Prohibit Child Marriages

Assam Repeals Muslim Marriages And Divorces Registration Act In A Move To Prohibit Child Marriages

'Delhi Chalo' March: 'No Last Rites Until He Gets Justice,' Says Farmer Leader Pandher Over Death Of...

'Delhi Chalo' March: 'No Last Rites Until He Gets Justice,' Says Farmer Leader Pandher Over Death Of...

Raipur Fortune Steel Plant Blast: Protests Erupt As Worker Dies, Company Denies Safety Lapses

Raipur Fortune Steel Plant Blast: Protests Erupt As Worker Dies, Company Denies Safety Lapses