Narrender A Mangalam — a 48-year-old NRI businessman accidentally fell from the terrace of five star Taj Mansingh Hotel in Lutyens’ Delhi on Friday. According to primary investigation, police have learnt that he lives in Maryland, US.
At the time of the incident, he was an inebriated condition and had gone to relieve himself on the terrace garden. Police said that Mangalam likely lost balance and fell down.
According to the PTI report, Mangalam had checked into the hotel around 2.30 am on November 7 and was to check out on November 8.
His body was found around 11.45 pm on November 7. The terrace garden is located two levels above the lobby and police said it did not have a boundary wall or grill. Police recovered liquor bottles from his hotel room. They have ruled out any foul play.
The mother of Mangalam, who lives in Bengaluru, has arrived in Delhi. His family in the US is expected to arrive in Delhi on Saturday.
In a statement, the hotel extended condolences to the victim’s family.
“There has been an unfortunate incident and we extend our deep condolences to the family. We are cooperating with the authorities and extending our full support,” a statement from the Indian Hotel Company Limited, which manages the hotel, said.