Delhi policeman jumps from Metro station, injured
Posted on Apr 20 2014 | IANS
New Delhi, April 20 : A Delhi Police personnel jumped from the Qutub Minar Metro station to the ground early Sunday morning here and was seriously injured, said police.
"At 7:12 a.m., a male passenger jumped from the platform level to the ground at the Qutub Minar Metro station and suffered injuries in both his legs and head. He was in conscious state and taken to the trauma centre," said a Delhi Metro official.
Head constable Dayanand, 58, was taken to the trauma centre of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) where he is recuperating. He is stated to be out of danger.
Dayanand, who was inducted into the Delhi Police force in 1976, was suffering from mental problem and undergoing treatment for last four months.
"No suicide note was recovered from his possession. Initial information revealed Dayanand, deputed at Chanakyapuri police station in New Delhi, attempted suicide because of his illness," said a police official.
He was living with his family in the police colony in Malviya Nagar area of south Delhi.