The man, Dinesh Gupta, a resident of suburban Kandivali, called the police control room at around 11am, saying he is going to end his life within 30 minutes because of a dispute with his fiancee and that nothing was going well between them, the official said.
After his call, around 15 personnel of Charkop and Kandivali police stations immediately swung into action and started locating his residence. While one police officer contacted him over the phone, others tried to reach Gupta’s residence as quickly as possible, he said.
Inspector from the Kandivali police station, Vijay Kandargaonkar, said, “First I counselled him and within minutes our officials reached his residence. On reaching home, he told police officials he has settled his dispute with his fiancee and now he is not going to attempt suicide.”
After talking to more than a dozen officials of the two police stations, Gupta told them he is leaving for his workplace and that they need not worry about him, he said.
Later, the police made a station diary entry and took on record details of the incident, the official added.