Raj Travel owner kills himselfAugust 1st, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 1 (IANS) In a case of suspected suicide, the body of travel industry magnate Lalit Sheth was found washed ashore near Worli village in central Mumbai here Wednesday, police said.
Sheth, 57, was the founder-chairman of Raj Travels & Tours Ltd., one of the leading travel industry players in the country.
According to police, he allegedly jumped off the Rajiv Gandhi Bandra-Worli Sea Link this afternoon and his body was recovered near the Worli Village
Police officials said that a suicide note was found in his vehicle and his body had been sent to Sion Hospital for an autopsy.
After launching Raj Travels & Tours Ltd in 1976, Sheth had in the mid-90s launched the now-defunct Raj Air, a private airline, which shut down after a few years following financial problems.
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