NEW DELHI: A 38-year-old physically challenged man allegedly tried to immolate himself outside the Delhi High Court on Monday. He was, however, overpowered by passers-by and later arrested by the police.
The incident took place around 11 a.m. when Kaushal doused himself with kerosene and tried to set himself afire.
The police said a few years ago Kaushal’s shack was removed by the Municipal Corporation of Delhi as it was an illegal structure. He had attempt self-immolation earlier in 2002 outside Rashtrapati Bhavan, the police added.