BENGALURU: A 58-year-old deputy conservator of forests fell to his death at his apartment premises on Stephens Road in Frazer Town. The incident took place in the early hours on Tuesday and the police suspect that he might have committed suicide by jumping from the fourth floor of the apartment building. The reason behind alleged suicide is yet to be ascertained.
The deceased has been identified as John D Bhaktul. He was an employee of the Department of Forest, Environment and Ecology, located at MS Building near Vidhana Soudha. John was unmarried and had been living in the second floor of Berachah Apartments for the last six years.
The police said that the incident took place at around 3.45 am. The security guards found John lying in a pool of blood. They alerted the residents, who then rushed him to a private hospital and called the police.
A police officer said preliminary investigation has revealed that John was depressed. However, they are investigating.