Man leaps to death in Hyderabad


Hyderabad: A 28-year-old man died late on Monday after he allegedly jumped from a multi-storey building in Santosh Nagar on Sunday night.

Mohammed Raheem, an auto driver, is suspected to have leaped in an attempt to escape the family of a girl with whom he allegedly had an affair, police said.

According to the Santosh Nagar police, Raheem on Sunday night went to the minor girl’s house to talk to her. They were on the third floor. While they were talking, the girl’s mother happened to see them. Raheem, who wanted to escape, hurriedly jumped off the third floor onto the ground.

“He sustained grievous injuries. He was shifted to the Osmania General Hospital, where he succumbed late on Monday. A case has been booked,” police said.

Raheem’s body was shifted to the Osmania General Hospital morgue and was handed over to his family after an autopsy.