Civil ser­vices as­pi­rant found dead in house, sui­cide sus­pected

Hindustan Times (Gurugram) - - Metro - HT Cor­re­spon­dent htre­porters@hin­dus­tan­times.com

NEWDELHI:A 31-year-old civil ser­vices as­pi­rant al­legedly com­mit­ted sui­cide by hang­ing him­self from a ceil­ing fan at a flat in south Delhi’s Ber Sarai on Mon­day night. Po­lice said the man, iden­ti­fied as Sam­rat Chauhan, had failed to qual­ify the Union Pub­lic Ser­vice Com­mis­sion civil ser­vices pre­lim­i­nary ex­am­i­na­tion in his three back-to-back at­tempts.

An ap­par­ent one-page sui­cide note ad­dressed to his par­ents and brothers was re­cov­ered from his room in which he said he was up­set as he was un­able to achieve any­thing mean­ing­ful, po­lice said.

“In his note, Chauhan men­tioned that he was tak­ing the ex­treme step on his own and no­body should be blamed for his death. He has apol­o­gised to his par­ents, say­ing he could not do any­thing for them. He also re­quested his brother to take care of their par­ents af­ter his death,” said a po­lice of­fi­cer, quot­ing the note.

Monika Bhard­waj, ad­di­tional deputy com­mis­sioner of po­lice (south­west), said the po­lice con­trol room re­ceived a call re­gard­ing a sui­cide in Ber Sarai on Mon­day .

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