A 34-year-old playschool owner namely Vikas Kumar allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself at the school in Northeast Delhi's Harsh Vihar, after informing his family through a WhatsApp message of his decision to end his life.
According to police, the man was going through financial crisis and hanged himself in his school on the ground floor of his residence on Tuesday morning.
Kumar had taken a loan of Rs five lakh. He had lent the amount to his cousin, who was not returning the money. Kumar was under pressure to repay the loan but was unable to do so, police stated.
Police said they were probing whether Kumar had typed the WhatsApp message himself. The phone has been sent for forensic examination. A suicide note was also recovered from the spot stating that he had informed his family about his decision. His body was discovered by the domestic help of their house, after which police were informed.