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51-year old man dies after jumping from World Trade Centre in Mumbai

By Jay Jackson, Louisiana State News
14 May 2019, 15:11 GMT+10

<p>MUMBAI, India - A Goods and Service Tax (GST) superintendent has died in an apparent suicide after jumping from the 30th floor of the World Trade Centre in Mumbai.</p><p>The 51-year old man, Harendra Kapadia reportedly jumped from the tower at around 6:30pm on Monday night.</p><p>It is understood he died on impact.</p><p>&quot;Kapadia was fed-up with his illness. Around 8 to ten months ago he had stopped coming to work because of a brain stroke. After that he had gone through brain surgery at Kokilaben hospital,&quot; a police officer said Tuesday.</p><p>&quot;Three months ago, he resumed work, but he had memory dementia. Initial investigation revealed that he was fed-up with his illness and hence took the drastic step,&quot; the officer said.</p><p>An investigation has been opened by police to establish the exact circumstances surrounding the national government officer&#39;s death.</p><p>The <a href="http://wtcmumbai.org">World Trade Centre</a> was inaugurated in Mumbai, formerly known as Bombay in 1978.</p>

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