Hyderabad, Mar 08: In a peculiar incident, a man set himself ablaze on road at Snehapuri colony of Sanathnagar on Friday morning. Venkatesh Gupta is said to have come out of his home and doused himself with petrol before setting himself on fire.
He was dead on the spot with severe burn injuries. It is learned that Gupta was depressed over the losses incurred in his businesses and committed suicide.
With the shocking incident, people gathered at the spot and informed police about the incident. However, it is noticed that the victim was spotted dead. Further details are awaited.