A 24-year-old committed suicide by jumping from his room on 19th floor of Mumbai’s Taj Lands End Here Hotel on Monday evening. He streamed the entire incident and was heard recording a “tutorial about how to (commit) suicide”. He was seen in a white bathrobe and was drinking alcohol and smoking cigarettes.

The deceased has been identified as Arjun Bhardwaj, a third-year student at Narsee Monjee college and was studying B.Com Hons. Bhardwaj hailed from Bengaluru.

The police have found a suicide note from Bhardwaj’s room, he jumped out the window of his room after breaking it down with a chair. In his suicide note, Bhardwaj mentioned that he was struggling with drug addiction and was ‘badly depressed’ due to which he is taking this step. He checked into the hotel at 3:30 am on Monday.

Source: indiatimes
Source: indiatimes

A source from the hotel reached the room just moments after the incident took place after receiving an information from a back office executive who saw the video on Facebook in which the hotel was tagged.

Source: indiatimes
Source: indiatimes

The Mumbai police have requested the media to not add the video of his Facebook Live. “it is disturbing and can have a huge impact on young minds”, said Joint Commissioner of Police, Deven Bharti.

(Video Source: BOLLYWOOD HULCHUL)

In the meantime, Mumbai Police has tweeted out urging the youngsters to reach out to them in need.

4th April 2017
Jyotsna Amla

 

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