Cabinet assigns Home Ministry to probe self-immolation

Prem Prasad Acharya died while undergoing treatment on Wednesday, (today) after self-immolation in front of the federal parliament building on Tuesday.

A Cabinet meeting on Wednesday assigned the Ministry of Home Affairs to investigate issues raised by Acharya.

Acharya put himself on fire after posting a long depressing note on his Facebook.

The meeting has assigned Home Ministry to prepare a report at the earliest by investigating the issues raised by Acharya on social media and the reason for the self-immolation.

“The Home Ministry has been asked to investigate all the issues raised on social media and prepare a report suggesting the government of steps it should take on the issues,” said a Cabinet minister.

The minister said the Cabinet entrusted the Home Ministry to decide on compensation to the victim’s family.



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