Doctor jumps to death in Delhi

According to a senior police officer, the doctor was admitted to the hospital with serious injuries and died during treatment. File photo for representation

 A 44-year-old doctor allegedly committed suicide by jumping off the eighth-floor balcony of Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital (GTB) Hospital campus here, police said on Sunday.

Pallav (44), a native of Assam, was residing in the campus along with his wife and took the extreme step on Saturday night, they said.

According to a senior police officer, the doctor was admitted to the hospital with serious injuries and died during treatment.

His wife works at GTB Hospital while he was practising at a private hospital in Noida, the officer said, adding that the post mortem will be conducted after his family arrives.

A probe under section 174 of CrPc has been initiated and further investigation is underway, police added. 

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