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Man attempts to commit suicide for not getting alcohol

Posted on Dec 07, 02:48PM | UNI

A person attempted to commit suicide by jumping down from second floor of Members of Legislative Assembly (MLA) hostel in south Mumbai today after he did not get alcohol for consumption.

One Shankar Krishnaji Vasake came to Mumbai from Malegaon along with his relative to pay homage to Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar at Chaitya Bhoomi in Dadar on the 56th death anniversary of architect of Indian constitution, which is observed as 'Mahaparinirman Divas' across Maharashtra, police said here.

He was staying in room no 320 of MLA hostel. Being an alcoholic, when he did not get drink this morning, he jumped down from second floor of the building. Injured Shankar was admitted to St George's hospital here, police added.