A 27-year-old Mumbai man committed suicide after being upset on learning that his long time girlfriend was getting married to someone else.
The deceased has been identified as Amar Sawant, a resident of Lalbaug who killed himself by hanging in his house.
Amar’s friend Arun explained, “He met us (friends) in the evening and was completely fine and he was smiling even when he left for his house. It was the next day that we came to know about him ending his life. He was in a relationship with a girl since several years and wanted to marry her, but her marriage was arranged with some other person.
On learning this, he was depressed and had even confided one of his relative about it. I met him on Wednesday night he did not even look as if he would take such an extreme step. He was creamted on Saturday said.”
Amar, residing in the Lalji Khimji building in Lalbaug area was shifted to the KEM hospital by his neighbours who also alerted the Kalachowkie police regarding the incident.
Investigations revealed that Amar worked with a five star hotel in the housekeeping department earlier and had recently taken up a job in an another hotel. On Wednesday night, after meeting his friends, he chatted for a while and left for home.
At around 10 pm he hanged himself. A police official said, “no sucide note was found at the spot. In the matter an Accidental Death Report he been registered.”