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Friday, January 9, 2015

292 - 27-year-old son of IIT-Delhi professor commits suicide - TNN

Rao Jaswant Singh, TNN | Jan 7, 2015, 12.57PM IST

By the time ambulance reached and the doctors examined, he was pronounced dead.

GURGAON: A 27-year-old youth, son of an IIT-Delhi professor, committed suicide by jumping from 13th floor of posh condominium Parsvanath Exotica on DLF Golf course in Gurgaon on Wednesday morning. 

Around 7.00am, when Doctor Surendra Prasad woke up, he found his second floor flat's main door locked from outside. When he looked around, he found duplicate key near the door. He then saw his son Sumedh's room locked, when he opened the door he found his son missing. 

Prasad found a note from his son which read: "I could not prove to be good son. Let me go". At the same time, he heard a loud thud after which he rushed outside to find his son lying in pool of blood. The condominium security guard informed police. 

By the time ambulance reached and the doctors examined, he was pronounced dead. 

The victim's mother is also a faculty member in a college in Delhi while his brother is working in US. 

According to Sushant Lok police, the victim locked the flat from outside and went to 13th floor and jumped from there. The body has been sent for postmortem and case has been registered in this regard. 

The exact cause behind the suicide could not be ascertained. "We have recorded the statements of victim's parents and matter is under investigation," said an official.