A man has set himself on fire at the National Press Club in Dhaka reportedly out of his frustration over a company’s refusal to pay him Tk 12.6 million in dues. The 50-year-old man, Gazi Anis, was admitted to the Sheikh Hasina National Institute of Burn and Plastic Surgery after the incident on Monday, reports bdnews24.com. Witnesses said Anis set himself on fire in the garden of the club around 5:00 pm. Md Ali, a man who brought Anis to the hospital, said Anis told him on the way that a company named Henolux owes him Tk 12.6 million, but refused to pay. Citing doctors, Inspector Bachchu Mia at the Dhaka Medical College Hospital police outpost said Anis suffered 80 per cent burns to his body.
Source: bd News24 July 04, 2022 13:50 UTC