Former Home Guard attempts suicide demanding job

Subarnapur: A former Home Guard attempted to commit suicide after his repeated appeal for reinstatement in the job got rejected in Manikpur village under Biramaharajpur block in Subarnaur district today.

The victim has been identified as Gupteshwar Hati.

As per the report, Hati who had joined the Home Guard’s organization in 2006 had been fired from his post a year later over some reason. Later, he had applied for the reinstatement in the job to DGP Odisha and received an assurance for the same.

But the victim went through extreme mental stress a few days back after at least 45 applicants from the district who had applied for the reinstatement got approval and he was rejected.

“After not getting selected for a reinstatement despite being eligible he got a mental shock and tried to kill self by consuming poison today,” informed Hati’s wife.

After suicide attempt the former Home Guard has been admitted to Subarnapur District Headquarters Hospital (DHH) where his condition is stated to be out of danger.

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