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Man accused in chain-snatching case jumps off 5th floor of Saket Court, dies

New Delhi, PTI | Updated : 09 July 2019, 07:37 PM
Saket Court in south Delhi
Saket Court in south Delhi

A man allegedly jumped from the fifth-floor of Saket Court in south Delhi on Tuesday, police said.  The man was rushed to a nearby hospital where he was declared brought dead, police said. The deceased has been identified as Tayyab, a resident of Shahdara.

The incident took place at around 4.36 pm inside the Court premises. Tayyab was accused in a case of chain-snatching registered at southeast Delhi's Sunlight Colony police station.   

"He was in room number nine of the Court for a hearing when he allegedly jumped from the fifth floor of the court," said Vijay Kumar, Deputy Commissioner of Police (south).

Further investigations are on, police added.

First Published: Tuesday, July 09, 2019 07:37 PM

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