A 29-year-old man who was having extramarital affair with a woman jumped to death from fifth floor in Delhi Tigri area on Tuesday evening. The man had come to meet the woman at her home but her husband suddenly came on the scene and caught them in a compromising position, following which the man jumped from the building.
The man has been identified as Pankaj, a resident of JJ colony Pandav Nagar in central Delhi. According to Vijay Kumar, the Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP), South district, a police control room (PCR) call was received regarding the incident around 5.25 pm on Tuesday.
“A police team was sent to the spot. On reaching spot it was found that the injured Pankaj was taken to Batra hospital where he was declared brought dead,” said the DCP.
“Preliminary enquiry revealed that Pankaj was having extra marital relations with the woman and had come to meet her in the absence of her husband. At 4.30 pm her husband came and when he opened the door as it was not bolted from inside, he saw both of them in an objectionable position. Infuriated over her infidelity, he slapped his wife after which she tried to cut vein of her left hand,” said the DCP.
“Both men stopped her doing so and husband of the woman went out and closed the door from outside and told his wife that he is calling her father and brother to tell them about her ill-deeds. She was imploring to open the door while husband was sitting on the stairs,” said the DCP.
“In the meantime, Pankaj went in the balcony and jumped from 5th floor. The crime team and FSL emergency teams were immediately called who inspected the spot and scene of crime was reconstructed,” said the DCP.
“The exhibits were taken into police possession from the spot on the directions of FSL team. The autopsy has been done and body has been handed to father of the deceased Pankaj. Inquest proceedings have been done and further enquiry is going on to unearth the truth,” said the DCP.