Bharati Vidyapeeth Law College student jumps off 8th floor to death

Police are yet to ascertain the reason behind him taking the extreme step.

By: Express News Service | Pune | Published: June 8, 2016 12:48:38 am

A 23-YEAR-old youth pursuing his law degree from a college in Pune allegedly committed suicide by jumping from the eighth floor of a residential building in Sahakarnagar around Tuesday noon. Police are yet to ascertain the reason behind him taking the extreme step.

Sahakarnagar police have identified the deceased as Rohit Kishor Wadhawa, a resident of Treasure Park Housing Society, who is a second year student from Bharati Vidyapeeth Law College. Senior inspector Deepak Nikam of the Sahakar Nagar police station said, “We have come to know that Rohit jumped from the eight floor of the building around noon. Some children, who were playing nearby, reported the incident to other residents. He was rushed to a nearby hospital but was declared brought dead.”

“We have not been able to ascertain the reason behind the alleged suicide. We have not found any note on the body or in their house. We are trying to get details from his cellphone records. We will be speaking to the family, friends and others who knew him,” said Nikam, adding, “Rohit’s family has a crockery shop in Shukrawar Peth. He is survived by his parents.”

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