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CGST employee jumps off 30th floor of WTC tower in Mumbai

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

A Central Goods and Services superintendent allegedly committed suicide by jumping off the 30th floor office of the department in the World Trade Centre complex in Parade in south Mumbai, police said Tuesday.

The incident happened on Monday at around 6pm and police claimed deceased Harendra Mainlal Kapadia (51) was depressed after suffering a a few months ago.

"He was found in a pool of blood by security personnel who rushed him to where doctors declared him dead on arrival," an said.

"Kapadia, a resident of Oshiwara, had suffered a brain stroke and was off-duty for over seven months before rejoining three months ago. We have been told that he was suffering from depression," another said.

A case of accidental death has been registered at Parade police station and further probe was on, he added.

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First Published: Tue, May 14 2019. 16:26 IST