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Scientist With Electronics and IT Ministry Dies After Jumping-off From 7th Floor Of Shastri Bhavan

Deputy Commissioner of Police (New Delhi) Amrutha Guguloth said, "Information was received regarding a person who had jumped from the Shastri Bhawan. When the local police reached at the spot, the man was identified as Rakesh Mallik."

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A 55-year-old scientist working with the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology died after allegedly jumping-off from the seventh floor of the Shastri Bhawan in central Delhi on Monday, police said. 

The man has been identified as Rakesh Mallik, a resident of Peeragarhi in west Delhi, they said, adding that the body was found in front of gate number two of Shastri Bhawan which houses several Union government ministries. 

Deputy Commissioner of Police (New Delhi) Amrutha Guguloth said, "Information was received regarding a person who had jumped from the Shastri Bhawan. When the local police reached at the spot, the man was identified as Rakesh Mallik."

"A team of officers from the Parliament street police station and  a crime team with ambulance reached the spot. Further enquiry is underway and legal action is being taken," the DCP added.

(With PTI inputs)

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