Ailing man takes own lifeA 48-year-old man killed himself after jumping into a fire in Udayapur on Wednesday.
A 48-year-old man killed himself after jumping into a fire in Udayapur on Wednesday.
Police said Sher Bahadur Karki of Udayapurgadhi Rural Municipality-4, who was rescued with critical burn injuries, died at the District Hospital.
Police suspect that Karki, who was suffering from multiple ailments, took his own life because his family was under financial stress.
Karki’s relatives said his family had spent a lot of money in his treatment over the years. On Wednesday morning, Karki and his wife had visited the District Hospital for a follow-up.
The couple were staying with their relatives in Murkuchi, where Karki took his life. Karki kindled a fire in the cowshed and jumped into it while everyone was asleep, said Superintendent of Police Chandra Dev Rai.