Gopal (50), a resident of Ulagamkaathan near Kallakurichi, recently attempted immolation alleging non-payment of salary in front of a private college at Indili, where he is employed as a security guard.

After being administered first aid in the Kallakurichi government hospital, he has been shifted to the Salem government hospital for treatment. Police said that a case had been registered on the complaint of fellow security guard Ramanathan. The sources said that the college management terminated his service after he reared dogs on the campus despite being told not to do so.

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