OYO CEO Ritesh Agarwal Issues Statement On Father Ramesh Agarwal’s Death After Falling From 20th-floor Balcony-DETAILS BELOW
Preliminary investigation suggests that it appears to be a case of accidental death, but the actual cause will be known after a detailed investigation
Ramesh Prasad Agarwal, the father of Ritesh Agarwal, founder and group CEO of OYO, passed away on Friday, March 11, after falling from a 20th-floor balcony of a high-rise in Gurugram. The incident took place at a gated apartment complex located in DLF Phase-5 in sector 54.
Now, Ritesh Agarwal has issued a statement on the incident and said, “With a heavy heart, my family and I would like to share that our guiding light and strength, my father, Shri Ramesh Agarwal, passed away on March 10. He lived a full life and inspired me and so many of us, every single day. His death is a tremendous loss for our family. My father's compassion and warmth saw us through our toughest times and carried us forward. His words will resonate deep in our hearts. We request everyone respect our privacy in this time of grief.” ALSO READ | OYO CEO Ritesh’s Father Ramesh Agarwal’s Father DIES Days After Son’s Wedding; Falls From 20th Floor-READ BELOW
As per the police investigation, at around 1 pm they received a call from the DLF security that a person has fallen from the 20th floor of a tower of The Crest Society in Sector 54, and has been taken to the Paras Hospital.
Virender Vij, Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) (East), in a statement said that Ramesh Prasad Agarwal was declared brought dead at the hospital, adding that the body has been handed over to the family after conducting a post-mortem.
"The body had multiple fractures. It appears that the victim died after falling from the high-rise," said Sudhir Chaudhary, who conducted the autopsy.
Meanwhile, preliminary investigation suggests that it appears to be a case of accidental death, but the actual cause will be known after a detailed investigation, Vij said.
However, no suicide note has been found during the investigation and the family has also not lodged any complaint so far. ALSO READ | OYO CEO Ritesh Agarwal And His Wife Get Brutally Trolled For Touching SoftBank’s Founder Masayoshi Son’s Feet; Netizens Say, ‘Funding Hogi Shagun Ke Naam Pe’
"I was in the basement of the society when I heard a loud noise. I immediately rushed to the spot and found that a man was lying in a pool of blood near the security office," said a resident of the society, requesting anonymity.
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