Hyderabad: Man jumps from metro station, commits suicide

Shiladitya Ray


Hyderabad: Man jumps from metro station, commits suicide

09 Nov 2018: Hyderabad: Man jumps from metro station, commits suicide

In the second such incident in a week, an as yet unidentified man jumped from the top of a metro station in Hyderabad, and fell to his death on Thursday.

The police said that the man was half-naked, and appeared to be mentally unsound. He jumped from the first floor of the Ameerpet metro station, fell, sustained head injuries and died on the spot.

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Fact: Police are investigating the suicide

"His identity has not been established. We are investigating the case. He appeared to be mentally unsound," said a police official.

Earlier incident: Earlier this week, a woman had tried committing suicide

Earlier this week on Tuesday, a 25-year-old woman allegedly attempted to commit suicide by jumping from the concourse level of the Victoria Memorial metro station at Hyderabad.

She suffered minor injuries and was rushed to a nearby hospital by locals and Hyderabad Metro Rail Limited (HMRL) officials.

After initial investigations, the police said that the attempted suicide was motivated by family "issues".