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Friday, January 9, 2015

294 - Two teachers jump to death in Gurgaon - Business Standard

IANS  |  Gurgaon  January 7, 2015 Last Updated at 17:30 IST

A 53-year-old woman and a 27 year-old man, both working as teachers, Wednesday jumped to their deaths from high-rise buildings in this suburban town of the national capital, police said.

Sadhna Sangwan, a teacher at a school in Sector 10 and a resident of Sukriti Apartments in Sector 56, jumped from the seventh floor of the building.

In the second incident, Saurav Prasad, a music teacher, jumped from the 13th floor of the Parwashnath Exotica in Sushant Lok area.

Sadhna Sangwan's husband Balkishan, who is an officer in the Indian Railways in Delhi, told police his wife was undergoing treatment for depression.

Their only son lives in Canada and she was all alone in the house when she took the extreme step. No suicide note was found.

Saurav Prasad's father Surendra Prasad is a retired IIT professor.

Police said Saurav Prasad left a suicide note that said: "Sorry Mom, Dad, I could not fulfill your wishes."

The bodies were handed over to the families after a post-mortem examination.