Cabinet assigns Home Ministry to probe self-immolationThe Home Ministry has been asked to investigate all the issues raised by Prem Prasad Acharya of Ilam and the reason for the suicide.
A Cabinet meeting on Wednesday assigned the Ministry of Home Affairs to investigate issues raised by Prem Prasad Acharya of Ilam who died after setting himself on fire.
The meeting has assigned Home Ministry to prepare a report at the earliest by investigating the issues raised by Acharya on social media and the reason for the self-immolation.
“The Home Ministry has been asked to investigate all the issues raised on social media and prepare a report suggesting the government of steps it should take on the issues,” said a Cabinet minister.
The minister said the Cabinet entrusted the Home Ministry to decide on compensation to the victim’s family.
Acharya, who attempted self-immolation in New Baneshwar of the Capital on Tuesday, died while undergoing treatment on Wednesday.
Acharya had posted a suicide note on Facebook before attempting self-immolation by sprinkling petrol on his body and setting himself on fire in front of the Federal Parliament building on Tuesday afternoon. He was rushed to the hospital for treatment.
In his post, Acharya mentioned failing in his business venture and the problems he had to face while studying, getting a job, doing business, going for foreign employment and running an industry.
A group of youths on Wednesday staged a protest at Maitighar Mandala of the Capital demanding justice for Acharya.