New Delhi, May 23:  A scientist at the Union Information & Technology Ministry jumped off to his death from a government office building in the national capital on Monday, an official said.

Rakesh Mallik, 55, and Scientist 'E' at the IT Ministry, jumped off the 7th floor of the Shastri Bhawan, located in the heart of the New Delhi. Haryana: 15-Year-Old DPS Faridabad Student Jumps to Death From His Residential Building, Blames School in Suicide Note

Deputy Commissioner of Police Amrutha Guguloth said an information was received from the control room of Shastri Bhawan at 3.06 p.m. regarding one person jumping off from the building.

When the police reached the spot, they found Mallik, lying dead in front of Gate no.2 of Shastri Bhawan. A crime team of Delhi Police also examined the area where the body was found.

Further enquiry is underway, the DCP added.

(The above story first appeared on LatestLY on May 23, 2022 06:57 PM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website