Man, who attempted self-immolation in Capital, dies while undergoing treatmentThe 36-year-old man from Ilam was rushed to Kirtipur Hospital with burn injuries on 80 percent of his body. He died on Wednesday morning.
A man, who attempted self-immolation in New Baneshwar of the Capital on Tuesday, died while undergoing treatment on Wednesday.
Prem Prasad Acharya of Ilam died while receiving treatment at the Intensive Care Unit of the Kirtipur Hospital, the hospital said.
Dr Surendra Basnet, chief of the burn ward at the hospital, said that Acharya breathed his last at 5:30 am. Basnet informed that Acharya was admitted to the hospital with burn injuries on 80 percent of his body.
Acharya had posted a suicide note on the social media site 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.