Man tries to self-immolate in Kathmandu Reporter
Jan 24, 2023

Kathmandu: A man has attempted to kill himself by immolation in Baneshwar of Kathmandu today.

Ram Prasad Acharya (name changed), 36, of Ilam district tried to commit suicide by setting himself on fire, police said.

He had posted a suicide note as a status in Facebook. The note stated himself as a patient of depression and was facing various economic condition as his dues of ghee (clarified) were not paid by groceries and stores. He has also give suggestions to government in 25 points.

Spokesperson of the Kathmandu Valley Police Office, Superintendent of Police Sitaram Rijal shared that the cause of the incident has not been known and the investigation is ongoing. Acharya was rushed to the Kirtipur burn hospital, where he is undergoing treatment.