An Army captain allegedly committed suicide in Vasant Vihar area of Delhi on Friday. The 47-year-old Jayantha Kumar M was found hanging from a ceiling fan at his house. A suicide note was recovered from the spot, which indicates he was “stressed”, police said. Kumar M was posted with the central base post office. “The incident came to light after police received a call at around 1 pm. They rushed to the spot and found him hanging using a bedsheet. He used to live alone,” a senior police officer said.
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“A suicide note was found near his body. Prima facie it appears that he was stressed. We are conducting an investigation under Section 174 of the CrPC. The post-mortem will be conducted after his family arrives from Bengaluru,” police added. In the one-page suicide note, he wrote: “I am honest and innocent… People have misused my innocence, but I will not allow them to misuse me anymore… I love my family; happy birthday, my son.” The note also names a person, who police said will be questioned, the Hindu reported.
Family members of the deceased have been informed, the police said. “The body has been shifted to the Safdarjung hospital mortuary for preservation till autopsy is conducted. Further enquiry is being made in this matter,” said a senior police officerBody of the deceased has been shifted to the mortuary of the Safdarjung hospital for preservation till autopsy.