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MTNL official hangs himself in Mumbai lodge, wife says he was harassed

The police said they are trying to find out if he has left behind any suicide note at home or at his workplace

mumbai Updated: Aug 04, 2017 01:37 IST
Jayprakash S Naidu
The police are questioning his colleagues and friends related in the suicide case.
The police are questioning his colleagues and friends related in the suicide case.(HT FILE)

A 34-year-old Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited (MTNL) official committed suicide at a lodge in Powai on Wednesday. Sanjeev Rajoria was the assistant director general of MTNL and his wife filed a complaint with teh Powai police claiming he was being harassed by a person at his workplace.

According to the Powai police, Rajoria, a resident of Sakinaka, was found hanging at a lodge in Powai around 12.45 pm on Wednesday.

Rajoria was rushed to Rajawadi hospital but was declared dead on arrival. The police said they are trying to find out if he has left behind any suicide note at home or at his workplace. His mobile phone has been seized.

His wife has given a written complaint to the Powai police alleging that one colleague had been harassing him and that forced him to take the drastic step. The police are questioning his colleagues and friends. They will also check his internet activities to see if they can get any leads in the case.

Senior police inspector Lata Shirsat of Powai police station said, “We have registered a case of suicide. We have received a complaint from his wife alleging abetment to suicide against his colleague. We are verifying the allegations after which appropriate action shall be taken.”