New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) A 23-year-old man committed suicide under mysterious circumstances after jumping from a five-storeyed building in Delhi, the police said on Tuesday. Also Read - Japanese Women's Team Pulls out of Asian Wrestling

The incident occurred on Sunday evening around 6 p.m. when the man identified as Pankaj Kumar was seen asking locals about the way to railway tracks in Laxmi Nagar of east Delhi. Also Read - Depressed After Break Up, Man Tries to Open Delhi-Varanasi Flight's Emergency Door Mid-Air

“Pankaj was residing with his parents in School Block of Laxmi Nagar area. He was not keeping well since 2013 after he appeared at Class XII examination,” a senior police officer said. Also Read - Man Beaten & Forced to Chant Slogans For Alleged Theft, Attacker Arrested After Video Goes Viral

According to his family, he was in depression since last month. This was apparently the reason he took the extreme step, the officer said.

“Pankaj was taken to nearby Lal Bahadur Shastri Hospital, where he succumbed during treatment,” the officer added.

This is published unedited from the IANS feed.