Senior medical practitioner jumps to death from under construction building in Bengaluru

Yogesh K Porwar

A 60-year-old Senior Medical practitioner who was in depression ended his life by jumping from the 15th floor of an under construction residential apartment complex  in Viveknagar on Tuesday. 

The deceased has been identified as Dr. Vivek Madhusudan Vaidya, a resident of Koramangala.

According to the police,incident occurred at around 10.30 am,when Vaidya had come to the apartment by walk,entered the premises in the pretext of checking flat for purchase .

He asked the supervisor to show the flat and Kamalesh, in-charge of the apartment took him to the 15th floor and showed a flat.

While negotiating the price Vaidya asked Kamalesh that he wanted to take few photographs.

As Kamalesh moved away Vaidya came out and jumped from the building and later succumbed. He shocked about the incident and alerted other staff who were working and the security guards.

Senior officer said,Preliminary probe by the police team revealed that the deceased  had a family problems and was under depression and this could be the reason behind the extreme step .

It is learnt that Dr Vivek had divorced his wife on account of family dispute.It is said that during the lockdown period,he went into depression.

He visited the said apartment complex on Tuesday afternoon in the guise of a customer interested in acquiring one of the flats there.

After going through some areas of the building, he suddenly jumped from the 15th floor.The police said that so far they could not find any specific reason for the suicide and that they will continue with the investigation.

The Viveknagar police shifted the body to Bowring hospital for the postmortem and based on a complaint by Kamalesh a case of unnatural death has been registered and further investigation is on he added.