Man tries to hang self from bridge in Kalwa, safely rescued by cops

Man tries to hang self from bridge in Kalwa, safely rescued by cops
Bhagwan Kamble was safely rescued by Thane police with the help of a crane and escorted to a nearby hospital (Courtesy: Dr. Binu Varghese)

In a shocking incident, a 43-year-old man tried to commit suicide in broad daylight by hanging himself from a bridge in Kalwa, Thane on Tuesday afternoon.

According to preliminary information, the man – later identified as Bhagwan Kamble – tried to hang himself from an under-construction bridge in Kalwa earlier today.

Kamble was standing on the boundary wall of the bridge with a rope hanging around his neck when he caught the attention of people walking underneath the structure.

Soon, a soon a large crowd gathered on the spot. A few of them even shouted at Kamble to dissuade him from jumping. However, he paid no heed and jumped off the bridge.

Fortunately, a team from Thane police arrived at the spot on time and managed to rescue Kamble with the help of a crane. He was safely brought down and escorted to a nearby hospital.

Details regarding Kamble’s present condition and what prompted him to take the extreme step are awaited.

Video of the spot:
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