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Monday, 14 September 2020

Man sets himself on fire, dies

Chandigarh, September 13

A 30-year-old man committed suicide by setting himself afire at his house in Mauli Jagran today. He was suffering from a mental illness.

Balwinder Singh, who stays with his family, went on the roof and set himself ablaze. Some household goods lying on the roof also caught fire.

His kin noticed the fire and informed the police and the Fire Department, following which a fire engine was rushed to the spot. The victim was rushed to the GMCH, Sector 32, where he succumbed to his burns. The Mauli Jagran police are looking into the matter.

The victim was unmarried and was undergoing treatment for mental illness at the GMSH, Sector 16, for the past two years, said a cop. — TNS

from The Tribune

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