Guwahati: In an tragic incident, a 39-year-old man died by setting himself on fire at Panjabari in Guwahati on Friday night.
The deceased identified as Pranoy Chettri died by suicide inside his house for suspected reasons related to unemployment and substance abuse.
Chettri was a retired employee of Bank of Baroda in Panjabari. He was unemployed for a long period of time turning him into a victim of drugs and alcohol abuse.
Reportedly, prolonged depression and frustration caused by unemployment, led him to take such a drastic step.