Man jumps off Mumbai mall after being charged with rape

Last Updated: Thu, Nov 19, 2015 12:00 hrs

Mumbai: A 24-year-old youth has committed suicide by jumping off the fifth floor of High Street Mall in Thane after meeting his former girlfriend who had filed a rape case against him.

Media reports quoted police as saying that the man has been identified as Vaibhav Vishnu Azgekar, a resident of Dadlani Park, Balkum, Thane.

According to police, Azgekar came to meet his ex-girlfriend who had registered a sexual assault case against him on May 22 as he had refused to marry her. Police said they are quizzing the girl to get details of the incident.