According to witnesses, 27-year-old Geethanjali had fallen from the 10th floor of her office building at around 11.30am.

Techie falls to death in Bengaluru business park police suspect suicide
news Crime Wednesday, November 22, 2017 - 16:08

A 27-year-old IT professional fell to her death on Wednesday from the 10th floor of her office building in the Cessna Business Park in Bengaluru.

Geethanjali, an engineer employed in Adva Optical Networking, located in the Business Park in Kadubeesanahalli, fell from the building at around 11.30am. According to the police, it is suspected that the techie killed herself, though other possibilities are also being investigated.

"Geethanjali fell from the top most floor of her office building. The company is located in Cessna Business Park. She was working as a senior engineer in the company. The reason for her death is not known. Investigations are still on," Whitefield DCP Abdul Ahad said.

Umesh, a security guard stationed outside the office building, was the first to see Geethanjali fall.

“I was standing on duty at the ground floor as usual and I saw her fall to the floor. It happened all of a sudden. I was shocked and I immediately informed the Facility Manager of the business park,” Umesh said.

Ganesh, the Facility Manager of Cessna Business Park said that he had then arranged for Geethanjali to be taken to hospital by ambulance.

“I went to the spot and it looked like she was already dead. I immediately called 108 for an ambulance. We waited for a while but no ambulance was there. The Flipkart company is right next to Adva so we got the employee into the Flipkart Ambulance and took her to Sakra Hospital,” Ganesh added.

Up on arriving at Sakra Hospital, Ganesh informed the Marathahalli Police, who took the body for an autopsy.

Currently, the police have registered a case of unnatural death, and hope to obtain a clearer picture once Geethanjali’s family members have been interviewed.

"Her colleagues said that she is from Goa, but also has a brother who lives in Bengaluru. We have informed her parents, who will be coming to Bengaluru as soon as possible. Her brother has also been informed," said Sub Inspector Nagaraj of the Marathahalli Police Station.

"Once the family members arrive, we will be able to get more details regarding her death," the Marathahalli Inspector added.

(This is a developing story and will be updated when more details are available)




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