80-year-old found hanging from tree near Delhi University

NEW DELHI: An 80-year-old man hanged himself from a tree in north Delhi’s Bonta Park on Monday. Initial probe suggests that he was depressed over his health.

The man, Raja Ram, lived with his wife and three sons in Khyber Pass at Civil Lines. He used to iron clothes to make a living.

Around 9.30am, police received a call about a body hanging from a tree near Gate No. 2 of Delhi University’s north campus.

A team reached the spot and sent the body to Bara Hindu Rao Hospital for postmortem and informed his family .Some identity proofs found in Ram’s pocket helped police to identify him.

Police said no external injuries were found on the body and effectively ruled out any foul play. Ram’s family told police that he had been depressed for several months and was not interacting much with anyone.

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