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22-year-old SMSes brother about jumping from bridge, still missing

Depressed by his failure to clear the entrance exam for the post of Delhi Police constable, a 22-year-old man went missing from central Delhi's IP Estate area on Thursday night after sending an SMS to his brother, saying he was going to jump from the Yamuna bridge.

delhi Updated: Jun 09, 2012 00:16 IST
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Depressed by his failure to clear the entrance exam for the post of Delhi Police constable, a 22-year-old man went missing from central Delhi's IP Estate area on Thursday night after sending an SMS to his brother, saying he was going to jump from the Yamuna bridge.

According to the police, the incident came to light after the victim's brother made a PCR call and informed that his brother has possibly jumped into the Yamuna. Though police are yet to recover the body of the missing man, identified as Arun, they suspect it to be a case of suicide.

Last month, Arun had appeared in the exam conducted by the Delhi Police for inducting constables. He was hopeful to clear it but had unfortunately failed. He was in depression since then, said a police officer.

"I have failed in the Delhi Police constable exam. I won't come back. I am committing suicide," read the SMS, the officer said.

After reading the SMS, the officer said, Arun's brother became worried and went on to look for him. "Arun's brother told us that when he reached the bridge, he found his slippers lying there. Fearing that his brother might have jumped into the river, he immediately made a call to the PCR," the officer said.