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Jaipur: Man commits suicide by setting himself on fire

The police have reportedly found a suicide note stating that he was being harassed by four men who defrauded him of Rs 1 crore.

| Updated:
February 8, 2018 5:54 pm
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Jaipur: A man, identified as Ashok Dusad committed suicide by putting himself on fire on the rooftop of his house near Rajasthan Police Academy (RPA) in Shashtri Nagar area on Friday morning.

The police have reportedly found a suicide note stating that he was being harassed by four men who defrauded him of Rs 1 crore. The police have launched an investigation and are recording the statement of the victim’s family members. The victim owned a cable factory.

The incident took place at a house near FSL building around 5 am.  People saw Ashok engulfed in flames and running around on the rooftop of the house. He was shouting and crying for help. By the time, they got to him he had died.

They informed the police following which a team from Shashtri Nagar police station reached the spot. A forensic examination was also conducted. The police sent the body to a mortuary for a postmortem examination.

The suicide note was recovered from the victim’s room. He accused four people of fraud.  The victim’s cable factory was in VKI area.

First published: February 2, 2018
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