Thane: 75-year-old man jumps to death from 6th floor; was reportedly depressed

The incident took place in Gaikwad Pada locality in Ulhasnagar town on Friday afternoon.

Abhitash SinghUpdated: Saturday, December 31, 2022, 11:04 PM IST
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Thane: 75-year-old man jumps to death from 6th floor; was reportedly depressed | File

Thane: A 75-year-old man allegedly committed suicide by jumping from the 6th floor of his building on Friday, December 30 at Ulhasnagar in Thane district of Maharashtra informed police officer from Ulhasnagar police station on Saturday.

The police officer said that the incident occured at around 2:30pm on Friday at Gaikwad Pada in Ulhasnagar.

Senior citizen reportedly depressed

Amarjit Bacchandas Bedi allegedly jumped from his apartment on the sixth floor and was found in a pool of blood by residents and the security guard, he said. 

The man was rushed to a government hospital, where doctors declared him brought dead, the official said, adding that a case of accidental death has been registered.

While the reason for the extreme step is yet to be ascertained, preliminary probe has revealed that the man had been depressed for some time.

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