Indore: In an unfortunate incident, a video of a 65-year-old doctor committing suicide on Monday by jumping from the third floor of a mall located in the Vijay Nagar police station area of Indore went viral on social media. According to reports, the doctor died on the spot after his skull hit the floor.
As per the statement of the police, the doctor was a resident of Aditya Nagar C-21 who decided to end his life by committing suicide in the mall. Following this, he was taken to the nearest hospital for treatment, where doctors declared him brought dead.
The doctor was a retired physician from the Department of Nuclear Medicine of Choithram Hospital.
The CCTV footage of the incident went viral on social media, which shows that the doctor standing at the edge of the bridge railing jumps to death at around 3.15 pm. Due to the extreme height, i.e., 70 feet, the doctor could not survive and died on the spot.
It is reported that he had left the house at 11 am with the driver without any food. After making the driver stand outside the mall, he went inside, saying he wanted to do some shopping. The driver stood outside the mall for three hours, the Free Press Journal reports.
Meanwhile, the driver had also called him once, then he said that he would be coming in a while. Even after this, when he did not come out for a long time, the driver went inside and found out he had committed suicide.
The deceased roamed the mall for three hours but did not buy anything from there. Sometimes they kept moving up and sometimes down. On the other hand, the deceased’s wife is also a doctor. He is currently posted at Special Jupiter Hospital. In the matter, the police have started the investigation by establishing a route.
At present, the reason for the suicide has not been revealed, but it is speculated that he was suffering from spinal cord disease. Therefore, the police suspect that the doctor was in pain from the disease and decided to end his life due to his suffering.
An eyewitness in the video was trying to stop the doctor from jumping, but by the time he could save the doctor, he had already jumped.
On the other hand, the security management of the mall claimed that they saw him climbing the bridge railing, but he had jumped before they could reach him. The management said that they suddenly heard screaming from the ground floor of the mall and found the doctor dead.