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Student jumps from 19th floor of Taj Lands End hotel in Mumbai, live streams on Facebook
A 24-year-old engineering student committed suicide by jumping off from the 19th floor of hotel Taj Lands End in Mumbai after streaming himself on Facebook Live.

Arjun Bhardwaj jumped off from the 19th floor of the hotel which is located at Bandra (West) around 6.30 pm yesterday. He had checked into the hotel at around 3.30 am Monday.

As per the police, Bhardwaj who was a third year BCom student of Narsee Monjee College of Commerce and Economics in Vile Parle (West), has left a suicide note in which he said he was depressed.

As per reports, Bhardwaj broke the window glass of the hotel room using a chair and then jumped through the window.

In his suicide note, Bhardwaj has said that he was "badly depressed, addicted to drugs and hence took the extreme step."

The police have said that Bhardwaj was from Bangalore and that his parents had been informed.

In the Facebook Live video, he can be seen smoking cigarettes & drinking from a bottle of wine and is also seen wearing a bathrobe and heard saying it's a "tutorial about how to (commit) suicide."

The last thing he can be seen saying in the video is "See you guys on the other side."

News reports also suggested that Bhardwaj had tagged the hotel in the video and a back office executive who saw the video informed the hotel security.

The Mumbai Police have requested the media to not run the video. "It is disturbing and can have a huge impact on young minds," said Deven Bharti, Joint Commissioner of Police.

Mumbai Police, in an attempt to reach out to youngsters, wrote on Twitter, "Deeply bereaved with suicide of a young boy in the city. We urge the youngsters to reach out to us #WeAreListening."

In another tweet, Mumbai police wrote, "Always better to speak up than give up #WeAreListening."

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