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SAIL executive jumps to death from 17th-floor lobby


Ghaziabad: A 47-year-old woman, an assistant basic manager with Steel Authority of India Ltd, allegedly committed suicide by means of leaping into the shaft outside her 17th-floor flat in a housing society in Indirapuram on Friday afternoon.
Police mentioned Kavita Bhutani was affected by despair for the past 365 days and were consulting docs at a non-public medical institution in Delhi.

Kavita lived together with her husband Arvind Bhutani, who heads the engineering wing of Mother Dairy in Delhi’s Patparganj, in ATS Advantage Society. The couple’s son is pursuing BTech at a faculty in Patiala and remains within the hostel. Her husband was away at work.

The alleged suicide came about around 1.15pm in Block 14 of the housing society. Kavita apparently used a chair to get onto the railing of the lobby and jumped into the shaft. She landed at the 0.33 surface and died at the spot.

Guards at ATS mentioned they heard a loud thud and rushed up the stairs to the third-floor lobby. They discovered Kavita mendacity face down and oozing blood from the mouth. The guards subsequently knowledgeable the rental owners’ affiliation.

Sanjay Jain, president of the affiliation, mentioned: “We may now not identify the girl to start with as her face was disfigured and she or he was covered in blood. We inspected every of the flats and found a chair at the 17th surface lobby, next to the railing. A couple of slippers was additionally mendacity nearby. As there are just two flats on every surface and one was locked, we realised that the sufferer may well be Kavita Bhutani. We knowledgeable her husband Arvind Bhutani and the police.”

Neighbours mentioned the Bhutani couple were dwelling within the society for the past several years, however Kavita never showed any sign of despair. The couple mostly saved to themselves and spoke handiest when they were addressed, they added.

Circle officer (Indirapuram) Ravi Kumar inspected the spot together with a group of forensic professionals. No suicide be aware was discovered.

“The woman was by myself within the flat (1701). Her 20-year-old son Rahul is pursuing BTech at a faculty in Patiala, whilst her husband was away at work in Delhi. Prima facie, it sort of feels to be a case of suicide. We’re anyway engaging in an investigation. The frame has been sent for post-mortem.”


Police mentioned it gave the impression Kavita had come out to the lobby and jumped from there because the balcony of her flat has iron mesh throughout it. Her footprints were additionally discovered at the railing within the lobby.


The police mentioned her husband Arvind had long past to work on Thursday, regardless that he had skipped workplace the day past.


Kavita’s colleagues from SAIL, who had rushed to her flat after getting the news of her demise, declined to talk to the media. Her husband Arvind and her oldsters were too shocked to talk. Other residents of the society additionally remained tightlipped. The couple’s son had left for home and was anticipated to succeed in Ghaziabad by means of Friday night.




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