Man jumps into Navi Mumbai creek in suicide bid; rescued

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Thane, Jan 27 (PTI) A 21-year-old man allegedly attempted suicide by jumping into Vashi creek in Navi Mumbai, after a spat with his girlfriend, police said on Wednesday.

The incident took place late on Tuesday night, when the police control room received an alert about a man who had jumped into Vashi creek, an official said.

A police team found a woman crying at the scene and was informed that her boyfriend Ravi Reddy had jumped into the creek following a quarrel, he said.

The Vashi police with the help of some home guards, personnel from Disaster Control and fishermen took a boat and rescued the man who was about to drown, the official added.