Dusmanta Das Who Attempted Suicide Outside Odisha Assembly Succumbs At SCB

Bhubaneswar: Dusmanta Das, a native of Kujanga in Jagatsinghpur district who had attempted suicide outside Odisha Legislative Assembly on Wednesday afternoon succumbed at SCB Medical College and Hospital.

Das was shifted from Lower PMG area to Capital Hospital in a critical condition. After his health deteriorated, Das was referred to SCB Medical College and Hospital, Cuttack.

The man succumbed during the evening hours at SCB MCH, said reports. Das had consumed poison and slit his wrist, in an attempt to end his life. He alleged indifference by the staff at SCB MCH few days back when he was sick and admitted to the hospital.

Das pleaded the State Government to allow mercy killing for him citing poverty and illness of his senile father and mentally sick wife. Local police in Cuttack have registered a case in this connection, reports added.