Mumbai, August 9: In a shocking incident, a 16-year-old boy jumped off a building in Mumbai and ended his life as his horrified family looked on this afternoon, police said on Wednesday. According to police, the boy took the plunge from his 5th floor flat in Pratiksha Nagar Building No 18, even as his stunned father, mother, and sisters shouted at him to stop.

A student of the Guru Nanak College at Sion, Siddhant was rushed in a badly-injured condition to a nearby hospital but succumbed soon thereafter. The incident occurred after the boy’s father Sanjay Bhosale, an officer with the BMC L Ward Office, Kurla, had reportedly scolded him for some unknown reasons. Noida Shocker: Woman Jumps to Death From Fifth Floor of High-Rise Residential Building, Investigation Underway.

An accidental death report has been filed in the case at the Wadala Truck Terminus Police Station (WTT). "We are making further investigations… The victim’s mobile phone and laptop have been seized for the probe… but no suicide note has been recovered," WTT Police Station’s Senior Inspector Dyaneswar Argade told IANS. Suicide Caught on Camera in Tamil Nadu: Woman Deliberately Jumps In Front of Moving Bus, Dies in Salem; CCTV Video Surfaces.

A police team has also gone to question his friends in the college and the neighbourhood where he lived to examine all angles to the teenager’s sudden fatal act.

(The above story first appeared on LatestLY on Aug 09, 2023 06:15 PM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website