Depressed Nigerian Man Jumps From 2 Floors In India, After He Received News That His Parents Died In Auto Crash
A 37-year-old Nigerian man identified as Ndinojuo attempted to take his life upon receiving news of his parents’ deaths in an auto crash, according to the Indian police.
The police on Sunday said Ndinojuo had on March 18 jumped from the second floor of a building in outer Delhi’s Nihal Vihar area. After a call about the incident was received at Nihar Vihar police station, according to Deputy Commissioner of Police (Outer) Harendra Kumar Singh
He claimed that when he arrived at the scene, he discovered the Nigerian national lying there injured and pleading with onlookers for assistance.
Ndinojuo was taken to Sanjay Gandhi Memorial Hospital where he was treated, He was suffering from depression and this news distressed him. So, he jumped from the second floor of the building, the DCP said.
Statement of neighbours were also recorded and they corroborated the victim’s statement, police said, adding no foul play was suspected during the enquiry
In his police statement, Ndinojuo said that on March 18, he got information that his father and mother died in an accident in his hometown.