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Man sets fire on the body in front of National Press Club

News Desk || risingbd.com

Published: 21:29, 4 July 2022  
Man sets fire on the body in front of National Press Club

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A man on Monday (July 4) tried to commit suicide in front of the National Press Club in the capital as he could not get money owing to a company.

He was known as Kazi Anis, 50, a contractor hailed from Panti village under Kumarkhali upazila in Kushtia.

He was taken to Sheikh Hasina National Burn and Palstic Surgery Institute in the capital around 5:00 pm.

It was learned that Kazi Anas owed Taka 1.26 crore from Henolux, a private company of the country. He also formed a human chain programme over the matter four months ago, but does work. As a result, he set himself on fire on Monday.

S M Ayub Hossain, resident surgeon of Sheikh Hasina Burn and Plastic Surgery Institute, the patient is in critical state as 90 percent of his body got burned.

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