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Man commits suicide by jumping into Agra Canal

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

A 36-year-old man allegedly committed suicide by jumping into Canal in southeast Delhi, despite his wife's effort to save him, police said Wednesday.

The police were informed about the incident at 5 pm on Tuesday following which they rushed to the spot, they said.

The deceased has been identified as Pramod, a However, his body has not been recovered yet, said a

The officials from the Disaster management and the Fire department were also rushed to the spot for rescue operations, he said.

Police, however, managed to recuse his wife (32), who allegedly jumped into the canal to rescue her husband, said Chinmoy Biswal, of Police (southeast).

Search operation is still underway, but his body has not be recovered yet, he added.

On enquiry, no foul play has been suspected by anyone, including his wife, Biswal said, adding that further investigation is underway.

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First Published: Wed, September 12 2018. 23:15 IST