A 50-year-old businessman committed suicide by setting himself ablaze in Asifnagar police limits.
The deceased, Hameed Bin Salam, of Murad Nagar, resorted to the extreme step at his workshop in Zeba Bagh area on Monday. He was immediately rushed to the Osmania General Hospital where he died on Tuesday night. Financial problems are suspected to have driven him to the extreme step, according to Sub-Inspector Ghouse Khan.
In another case, Kalyan Singh, 75, succumbed to the burn injuries which he suffered after setting himself ablaze. He resorted to the extreme ono December 26 before IDBI ATM near his residence in Nagender Nagar in Nacharam Police limits. He was admitted to the Gandhi Hospital where he died on Monday night. Ill-health is said to be the reason behind suicide. (INN)