NEW DELHI: A 34-year-old senior resident doctor with the AIIMS oncology department committed suicide by jumping from the fourth floor of his apartment in south Delhi’s Hauz Khas, police said. The 34-year-old was identified as Manish Sharma a native of Nagaur in Rajasthan.
According to police, initial investigation suggests he took the step due to marital discord. He got married to Tripti Chaudhary, who was a senior resident doctor at PGI Chandigarh, six months back, the officer said.
On the day of the incident, the victim picked up a quarrel with his wife over some trivial issue following which he took some pills and and hard drinks, the officer added.
Dr. Sharma was pronounced dead at the AIIMS Trauma Center and his body was handed over to his family after a postmortem, police said, adding that further investigation is underway.