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35-year-old doctor found hanging at his residence in Delhi's Malviya Nagar

A 35-year-old doctor of a private hospital in south Delhi was found hanging from the ceiling of his residence in Malviya Nagar, police said on Saturday.

Kumar Sonu Kumar Sonu
New Delhi Updated on: May 01, 2021 22:15 IST
Delhi doctor commits suicide in Malviya Nagar.
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Delhi doctor commits suicide in Malviya Nagar. (Representational image)

A 35-year-old doctor of a private hospital in south Delhi was found hanging from the ceiling of his residence in Malviya Nagar, police said on Saturday.

Malviya Nagar police station received a call at 11.16 pm on Friday where it was informed officials that the husband of the caller's friend was not opening the door of his residence.

"Police reached at the given address on the second floor of a building in Malviya Nagar and found that a person was hanging from a ceiling fan with a saree," Deputy Commissioner of Police (south) Atul Kumar Thakur said. Crime team was called at the spot and the scene was  inspected.

The deceased has been identified as Vivek Rai, a doctor. He used to work at Max Hospital in Saket and was living at Malviya Nagar with his wife, police said.

The body was shifted to AIIMS mortuary and post-mortem of the deceased was conducted. The body was later handed over to his cousin, the DCP said.

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On searching the room, a note was found wherein no allegation was made against anybody. The note, purportedly written by Rai, he wished well for all his acquaintance, police said. Inquest proceeding under section 174 CrPC was underway, police added.

The body of the deceased doctor was shifted to AIIMS mortuary and post-mortem of the deceased was conducted. After the post-mortem, the body was handed over to the cousin of the deceased.

(With PTI inputs)

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