A23-year-old Delhi University student allegedly killed himself by jumping off the fourth floor of LNJP Hospital on Wednesday night.
He was brought to the hospital in the morning after he consumed sleeping pills and attempted to slash his wrist , police said . The deceased , Rocky Rai , was a resident of Darbhanga , Bihar . The police did not recover any suicide note but said he might have taken thestep after doing badly in university exams .
Rocky was in the final year of BS c at Zakir Hussain College . He was reportedly depressed after failing to clear some papers from the previous year in the second attempt . On Wednesday , he came to college heavily sedated and tried to slash his wrist . His friend Aslam rushed him to hospital , police said .
Rocky was given emergency treatment for the pills and moved to a ward after his condition improved in the evening . A cousin attending on him said doctors advised Rocky to stay the night under observation but he kept insisting on stepping out.
Police said that around 10.15pm, when his cousin finished dinner and went out of the ward briefly , Rocky rushed to the fourth-floor balcony and jumped off. The guards andothersin theward raised an alarm but they found Rocky’s body lying in a pool of blood on the ground . Doctors in the hospital Emergency declared him dead .
“We received the first call around 11am. After speaking tothe victim ,wefoundhewas depressed about his exam result .Around 10.15pm wewere toldhehadjumpedoff thebalcony ,” said a senior cop .
Rocky’s family in Bihar has been informed . His body has been preserved in the mortuary and the postmortem examination will be done after family members arrive . Rocky came to Delhi around four years ago for higher studies. He stayed in the Rajokri area of South Delhi with his aunt’s family .