27-year-old commits suicide by jumping in front of speeding Metro in Delhi

Suicide Metro

The Hush Post| 5:26 pm |one-minute-read|

A second suicide took place within a week under the Delhi metro. A 27-year-old man allegedly killed himself by throwing himself in front of a speeding metro at a Blue Line station, a senior police official said on Saturday.

The mishap, which delayed the services on the busy corridor for some time, took place at Tagore Garden metro station around 11 pm on Friday, he said.

“Around 11 pm on Friday, police received a call that a person was trapped between a train and the platform at Tagore Garden Metro Station,” he said.

The deceased was identified as Rahul, a resident of Najafgarh. No suicide note was found. “The body has been dispatched to Deen Dayal Upadhayaya mortuary for postmortem. Proceedings under Section 174 of the CrPc are underway.

The Blue Line connects Dwarka in southwest Delhi to Electronic City in Noida. Before this incident, on Friday a 25-year-old woman who was married had also allegedly committed suicide by jumping in front of a metro train at Adarsh Nagar metro station.

The woman named Anita got hit by the train that was going towards Vishwavidyalaya Station from Jahangirpuri station. An SDM inquiry was ordered into that incident.

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