A 21-year-old youth allegedly committed suicide by jumping in front of a metro train at Dwarka Sector 10 station here this evening.

The incident took place around 6 PM when the deceased identified as Nitin Tomar, a resident of Najafgarh area, was waiting at platform 1 for a train towards Dwarka, police said.

As the train entered the platform, he jumped on the metro tracks, they said, adding that Tomar was declared dead on the spot.

Services on Dwarka metro route were interrupted for a while during the evening.

The body was removed from the tracks by CISF personnel.

Eyewitnesses claim that Tomar was talking on phone at the time of the incident but the police is yet to ascertain.

Cops are scanning the CCTV footage to know the sequence of events leading to his death.

Police said that they have not found any suicide note from his possession.