HIV positive man commits suicide

April 20th, 2008 - 5:12 pm ICT by admin  

New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) A 32-year-old HIV positive man committed suicide by jumping from the sixth floor of the Guru Tegh Bahadur Hospital in east Delhi, police said Sunday. Rajkumar Gupta was admitted to the hospital April 13 and doctors detected that he was HIV positive.

Gupta was reported missing from his ward late Saturday night. His body was found lying on the ground in the hospital premises Sunday morning.

Gupta, a resident of old Seemapuri, is survived by his wife and two children. His body was sent for post-mortem examination.

“The probable cause of suicide was mental depression and frustration,” said a senior police official.

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