A mentally unstable 64-year-old member of Gondal Royal family of Gujarat today allegedly shot dead self at his residence in posh Worli area in central Mumbai, police said.
Ganaditya Vikram Singh Jadeja, who was also suffering from cancer, shot dead self by a pistol at his eighth floor residence in Urmi building in Worli, they said.
The victim also left a suicide note stating that nobody was responsible for his action, they said.
An official from Worli Police Station said, "Jadeja had been residing in the house with his female companion of 55 years and two servants."
"Jadeja allegedly shot himself in the bathroom when all in the house were fast asleep," he added.
At around 10 am, his companion looking for Jadeja in the house, when she found him in the bathroom in a pool of blood, he added.
Police also suspect property dispute at his hometown in Gondal in Gujarat could be one of the reasons for the extreme step.