Unable to take pressure, Punjab National Bank Officer ends life
BHOPAL: A bank official reportedly committed suicide by jumping from third floor of a building at Arera Hills near district jail where counting for civic elections was on, here on Wednesday afternoon. Police said a suicide note was recovered from the spot in which he mentioned he was not able to handle work pressure.
A case was registered at MP Nagar police station of the city. Sanjay Shrivastava, 48, a resident of Chuna Bhatti, was chief manager in field general manager's office in Punjab National Bank at Arera Hills.
He was standing near a railing on third floor at the time incident. The employees called 108 ambulance, but before the vehicle could reach the spot, they took him in an auto-rickshaw to a hospital in Arera Colony.
He was declared dead in hospital. It was from hospital that police got information after which cops visited the scene of crime.
Initially, it was suspected he fell down while talking on mobile phone, but police said he had two mobile phones. One was found in his office and second was in his coat. Had he been talking on phone, it should have been found lying on ground, the police added.
Station house officer of MP Nagar police station Brijesh Bhargav told TOI a suicide note from the bank official was recovered.
Sources point out work pressure was the probable trigger to opt for extreme step. He did not hold any one responsible.
Shrivastava came from Uttar Pradesh in 2012 and resided in Chuna Bhatti area here. Shrivastava is survived by wife and two kids. His son is school student here and his daughter studies in New Delhi, police added.