A metro rider allegedly tried to commit suicide at the National faculty metro Station on Friday. An unidentified rider tried suicide by jumping on the metro rail track at the station at 11:20 am. National college metro Station on the Yelachenahalli – Nagasandra line was closed for a few time following the incident.
BMRCL officers said that they had suspended the metro rail services directly when the incident. many passengers are stranded at varied metro stations on each Purple and Green Lines. BMRCL managing director Ajay Seth said that the incident materialized around 11.20am. "Going by the CCTV video footage, it's like a shot to suicide. The youth was standing off from the boarding area. once the train arrived he jumped before the train. Luckily, he fell in between the track and also the loco pilot, too, stopped the train in time. The youth has suffered injuries on head and brought to the hospital for treatment. Metro operations on the stretch were suspended for concerning 45 minutes," he added.
This is the second such incident ever since the Namma metro commenced operations in 2011. In 2012, a 16-year-old boy threw himself under a train at the M G Road station. Every day, a mean of 4 lakh people go past Namma metro.