A 39-year-old man, identified as Ram Dayal Verma was found hanging from a tree near Parliament House on Thursday morning.
The man hails from Shivpuri in Madhya Pradesh. He was spotted at 7.00 a.m., police informed.
A suicide note which contains 23 pages, was also recovered from his pocket. It indicates he was steeped in debt because of cricket betting. A bag was also found near the body.
“We are trying to get in touch with police authorities in Madhya Pradesh so that his family can be contacted,” Deputy Commissioner of Police Jatin Narwal said.
The area where he allegedly committed suicide is the heavily-guarded Vijay Chowk.