Mumbai, Aug 6: A 61-year-old man committed suicide by jumping off from the second floor of Inorbit mall in Malad last afternoon. Reportedly, the man had allegedly molested and clobbered his 35-year-old neighbour prior to committing suicide. Although a case of molestation, assault and trespass was registered against the accused earlier, the case will now be closed since the man in question is dead, said the police. Also Read - Shona Shona: Sidharth Shukla-Shehnaaz Gill Normalise Sexual Harassment in Song Laced With Sexist Lyrics

“We had registered a case of molestation, assault and trespass against the accused. With his death, the case will now be closed,” said a Goregaon police officer. The motive behind the attack and suicide is yet unknown and the police is investigating it. Also Read - Vijay Raaz Breaks Silence on Molestation Allegations: Am I Not The Victim Here?

According to reports, the man would casually speak with the neighbour many a times. The accused went to his neighbour’s house last morning  and on being called inside assaulted her. He then clobbered her with a hammer and then fled away after the woman started screaming. He then committed suicide later at the mall. Also Read - Vijay Raaz Molestation Case Update: Actor Returns to Mumbai Without Completing Shoot, Makers Set up ICC to Probe

The residents of the MG Housing society called the police and informed the victim’s family members and rushed her to the hospital. It was when the police was interrogating the accused’s wife and daughter that the daughter received a call from hospital saying her father was no more. A police officer said, “She was told that her father had been brought in by Bangur Nagar police. We went to the hospital with her, The doctors had declared her father dead.”

The mall security too informed the Bangur Nagar police about the incident. No suicide note was found.