Delhi

Accused jumps from fifth floor of court, dies

A 23-year-old man died after allegedly jumping off the fifth floor of Saket court in south Delhi on Tuesday, the police said.

He was arrested on Monday in connection with his involvement in two cases of snatching. He was taken on one-day remand which expired on Tuesday, the police said.

The incident was reported at 4.36 p.m. inside the court premises when he was being produced in room number 508 by an investigation officer and two constables, said Deputy Commissioner of Police (South), Vijay Kumar.

He was rushed to the AIIMS Trauma Centre where he was declared brought dead.

Suicide prevention helpline: Sanjivni, Society for Mental Health, Telephone: 011-4076 9002, Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m. -7.30 p.m.

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