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Man in India dies by self-immolation after his boss asks for sex with his wife in exchange for transfer

  • A man in Lakhimpur, India, killed himself after his boss reportedly demanded to have sex with his wife in exchange for a transfer.
  • Technical lineman Gokul Prasad poured diesel over himself outside his boss’ office, junior engineer Nagendra Kumar, on April 9.
  • Kumar allegedly proposed that he would grant Prasad’s transfer if he were to “send his wife [over] for a night.”
  • Prasad then poured diesel fuel on his body and set himself on fire outside Kumar’s office. He was rushed to the hospital where he died shortly after.
  • Before his death, Prasad recorded a video complaining about the constant harassment and work abuse he received from Kumar and his aide over the past three years.

A man in India has died by self-immolation after his boss reportedly demanded to have sex with his wife in exchange for a transfer.

Gokul Prasad, a 45-year-old technical lineman, was feeling distressed after his boss, junior engineer Nagendra Kumar, offered to process Prasad’s transfer if he sent “his wife [over] for a night.” 

Questions pile up as facts about Tibetan singer’s alleged death from self-immolation is suppressed

Tsewang Norbu tibet singer
  • Tsewang Norbu, a 25-year-old Tibetan singer and former reality show contestant, reportedly died after setting himself on fire in late February.
  • While fans have mourned the young star, circumstances surrounding his death remain unclear as Chinese authorities prevent information from spreading online. 
  • Contrary to Tibetan sources, the Chinese Foreign Ministry reportedly suggested that he is still alive, saying he was taken in for treatment.
  • The Ministry also claimed that Norbu has been struggling with mental illness and has attempted to kill himself “multiple times.”
  • An exiled close relative of Norbu reportedly reached out to his family members in Tibet, but they told him “it was difficult to get clear information.”

Warning: This article contains references to attempted suicide that some readers may find disturbing.  

Circumstances surrounding the alleged death of a beloved Tibetan singer after an act of self-immolation remain shrouded in mystery as Chinese authorities prevent information from spreading online.