STOCK MARKET BSE NSE

Delhi University lecturer had suicidal tendencies: Police

The police told, the duo, on bail, was accused in the case of abetment of suicide of Lissy's second husband.

Published: 20th October 2019 10:02 PM  |   Last Updated: 20th October 2019 10:02 PM   |  A+A-

Stanley was a guest professor at St Stephen's College, where he taught Philosophy, and was also pursuing Phd from another institute.

Stanley was a guest professor at St Stephen's College, where he taught Philosophy, and was also pursuing Phd from another institute. (Photo | Facebook)

By IANS

NEW DELHI: In the 'murder and suicide' case of a 25-year guest lecturer of St Stephen's College of Delhi and his mother, the Delhi Police claimed to have been informed by the people close to the mother-son duo that the son had tried to 'convince' mother to commit suicide just five days ago.

When Alan Stanley's mother Lissy refused to listen to him and commit suicide, he killed her, as per the primary investigation. Stanley had suicidal tendencies and had tried to commit suicide earlier too. They belonged to Kottayam of Kerala.

"Statements by many neighbours and some of Stanley's friends have hinted that Alan had suicidal tendencies and was even trying to 'convince' his mother to give up her life," a policemen involved in the investigation told IANS.

ALSO READ: Beheaded Delhi University prof found on railway tracks, mother found hanging in Pitampura flat 

According to the source, Alan's mother Lissy had married twice and had another son from her first marriage. After the death of her first husband, she remarried in 2018. Her second husband too died some time ago.

The police told IANS, the duo, on bail, was accused in the case of abetment of suicide of Lissy's second husband.

"The police had received information about a body on a rail track, close to platform No 3 of Sarai Rohilla station, on Saturday. The body was found in two parts. The police recovered mobile phone, some documents and driving licence, which revealed that it was a body of Alan Stanley," a Delhi Police officer had told IANS.

Stanley, an ad-hoc faculty of philosophy at St Stephen's College, was pursuing PhD from IIT-Delhi. He had been living in Delhi for one-and-a-half years and was joined by his mother only seven months ago.

Stay up to date on all the latest Delhi news with The New Indian Express App. Download now

Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp