Sixty-seven-year-old Ashok Kumar Agarwal, a businessman from Hyderabad, and a resident of Swarna Plaza apartments at S R Nagar, was worried when his son did not wake up at the usual time on Wednesday, despite repeated knocks on the door.
By late afternoon, with no sign of his son opening the door, Ashok called for the security guard.
When the security guard opened the door forcibly, the family found the body of their son lying on a couch. Beside him, was a nitrogen cylinder connected to a face mask he was wearing. After the initial shock settled, the family informed the police at around 3 pm.
Thirty-five-year-old Lucky Gupta Agarwal was working on a social networking app from the past few months, without much success. Police suspect that the failure to develop his dream app, may have resulted in the suicide.
A suicide note written by Lucky read:
"I, Lucky, am ending my life. I wish everyone peace and happiness. Nitrogen gas is one of the best recommended methods for a painless death"
In his note, he also mentioned the time he attempted suicide as 20 April at 4:30 am.
SI Ajay Kumar SR Nagar told The News Minute that Lucky bought the nitrogen cylinder on March 17, but none of the family members noticed it. "The day when he bought the cylinder however, one of his neighbours noticed it in the lift. Lucky gave a vague response when his neighbour quizzed him about it."
A case has been registered under section 174 of Criminal Procedure Code.
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