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Upset with failure, engineering student from Mumbai jumps to death

Mumbai city news: He was upset as he failed in his first-year engineering exams, said the police

mumbai Updated: Jun 08, 2017 01:43 IST
Farhan Shaikh
Kabir Chamelia lived with his parents and a brother on the 10th floor of Rustomjee Ozone in Malad (West)
Kabir Chamelia lived with his parents and a brother on the 10th floor of Rustomjee Ozone in Malad (West)

A 20-year-old engineering student jumped off the seventh floor of a Malad high-rise on Wednesday afternoon.

Kabir Chamelia lived with his parents and a brother on the 10th floor of Rustomjee Ozone in Malad (West).

“He was upset as he failed in his first-year engineering exams and so he decided to end his life,” said deputy commissioner of police Rashmi Karandikar.

The incident took place around 3.30 pm when Chamelia stepped out of the house while his family was at home. He went to the refuge area on the seventh floor and jumped off it, said the police.

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