A SOURED AFFAIR, A HARSH PHONE CLIP: THE TRAGIC SEA LINK DEATH UNRAVELLED
Two meetings between the family of the victim and the woman, and a conversation between her and another friend, preceded by the suicide of a student from MMK University.
The tragic suicide Pawanjeet Kohli, a 24-year-old MMK student who jumped off the Sea Link in early July 3 is a warning of modern love that went awry. It also highlights the company’s continued failure to identify deep depression and remedy.
It is a story of a young man who could not accept rejection; A woman who, like many other people in the mid-1920s, was confused by multiple life choices; Two families who, perhaps, would have to face the situation with more sensitivity; And a friend who tried to help Pawanjeet and now stands responsible for his death.
Almost 36 hours after the suicide, the Khar police managed to assemble a sequence of events that began on June 21, when Pawanjeet learned of his girlfriend’s impending engagement and ended with his astonishment calling his friends during which he spoke of his desire to Fly and sing a song from the movie ‘Sathiya’. Hours later, he jumped to death.
After learning of the imminent participation of women, scheduled for June 25, Pawanjeet called his parents to a meeting at Taj Lands End, where he showed them the images, messages and gifts exchanged between him and the woman to interrupt were couple .
However, the woman’s parents told her that there was no way to call commitment. Pawanjeet left the hotel threatening to interrupt the ceremony. A few days later, the woman’s parents met the Pawanjeet people and both families have tried to reason with him. The meeting ended with the two families agreeing to bury the past and move on.
The affair could have ended there, but the woman in her anxiety to close called Pawanjeet’s friend and mistreated her for trying to break the engagement.
The friend, the woman had left twice when she saw Pawanjeet, recording the conversation. In an attempt to convince Pawanjeet was not worth the title, who shared the record with him on June 27
Investigations revealed that Pawanjeet fled into a depression after hearing the conversation. Family members say he was a man changed that day and started saving.
On July 1, he took his family to dinner at Bastian Linking Road’s restaurant. Later that night, he and a friend left their home on Pali Hill to go to a party in a Worli sky lounge. He hired a cab and dropped his friend near the Town Bakery, asking him to join him in heaven sitting with other friends.
Then he bought four bottles of beer and went to Marine Drive. His last resort, according to the research team, was made from Marine Drive where he told his friends that he had outgrown his broken shell.
“He told me he had a dangerous fun and wanted to fly. Then he sang a ‘Saathiya’ song and hung up sharply,” said a friend who did not want to be identified. It was the last called Pawanjeet.