GST officer commits suicide by jumping off 30th floor of World Trade Centre

World Trade Centre WTC Mumbai
Mumbai, May 14: An officer of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) department committed suicide by jumping off the 30th floor of the World Trade Centre at Cuffe Parade area of south Mumbai.

He was identified as 51-year-old Harendra Kapadia, a Superintendent with the GST Department in Mumbai.

The incident was reported at 6.30 pm on Monday evening. The motive behind the suicide remains unknown.

He was reportedly upset with his illness.

Initial police probe suggest that Kapadia was unwell and on medication for nearly 10 months when he had suffered a brain stroke. He had stopped attending office after that.

The local police have filed a case of Accidental Death Record (ADR) and is probing the matter. The police have recorded the statement of people present on duty.


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