New Delhi, July 11: A 68-year-old man allegedly committed suicide on Thursday by jumping before a train at the Kashmere Gate metro station on the Red Line, officials said. A senior police officer said the man has been identified as Sunil Gupta, a resident of Chawari Bazar.

The officer said that according to the victim's brother, Gupta was suffering from tuberculosis for the past few years and had already spent more than Rs 6 lakh on his treatment. Delhi Metro Suicide: 39-Year-Old Man Jumps in Front of Train at Udyog Bhawan Metro Station on Yellow Line, Dies.

According to the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC), services on the Red Line -- which connects Rithala in Delhi to Shaheed Sthal (New Bus Adda) in Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh -- were affected for a while. Delhi Metro Suicide: Woman Jumps in Front of Train at Rajouri Garden Metro Station, Dies.

"Delay in services between Shaheed Sthal (New Bus Adda) and Rithala due to passenger on track at Kashmere Gate Metro Station. Normal service on all other lines," the DMRC said in a post on X at 12.04 pm. Five minutes later, the DMRC said normal services resumed on the line. Police said they have also recovered a suicide note. The body has been sent for an autopsy.

Suicide Prevention and Mental Health Helpline Numbers:

Tele Manas (Ministry of Health) – 14416 or 1800 891 4416; NIMHANS – 080-46110007; Peak Mind – 080-456 87786; Vandrevala Foundation – 9999 666 555; Arpita Suicide Prevention Helpline – 080-23655557; iCALL – 022-25521111 and 9152987821; COOJ Mental Health Foundation (COOJ) – 8322252525.