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Delhi: Man Commits Suicide By Jumping Before Metro Train At Adarsh Nagar Station

This Is The Fourth Incident Of Suicide Attempt Reported In Delhi Metro In The Span Of Two Weeks.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Aniruddha Dhar | Updated on: 11 Sep 2019, 04:02:03 PM
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New Delhi:

A 40-year-old man allegedly committed suicide by jumping in front of a train at Adarsh Nagar Metro station in Delhi on Wednesday. The DMRC and the police have launched investigation into the case. It is yet to be confirmed why the man took the extreme step. This is the fourth incident of suicide attempt reported in Delhi Metro in the span of two weeks.

A 26-year-old woman committed suicide by jumping in front of an oncoming train at the Model Town metro station on Saturday, briefly disrupting services on the Delhi Metro's Yellow Line, police said. The deceased was identified as Sonakshi Garg, a resident of Paharganj, they said.

The Yellow Line connects Samaypur Badli in Delhi to Huda City Centre in Gurgaon. The woman was rushed to Babu Jagjivan Ram Hospital where she was declared dead. Her body has been kept at the hospital for postmortem, police said.

A suicide note was found from the spot, which said that no one should be held responsible for her action, police said.

On September 3, a 22-year-old private security guard allegedly committed suicide by jumping before a train at a metro station. The man, identified as Sanchit Kumar, jumped before a train at Sector 61 metro station around 11.30 am, a police official said.

"Kumar worked as a private security and was a resident of Sector 44, Noida. Other details about his work and cause of the incident are being ascertained," he said.

A team from the Phase 3 police station reached the spot and further proceedings are underway, the official added. The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) confirmed brief disruption of services along the Blue Line.

On September 2 morning, a 45-year-old woman allegedly committed suicide by jumping in front of an incoming train at Delhi Metro`s Jhandewalan station, the police said. Though no suicide note was found, there are no signs of any foul play, they added.

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First Published : 11 Sep 2019, 04:00:57 PM