**Rourkela:** A 45-year-old man attempted to commit suicide by hanging himself from a tree on the premises of the Sub-Collector’s here at Panposh area on Saturday. He was rushed to Ispat General Hospital (IGH) in a critical condition.
Locals present in the campus spotted the man trying to hang himself from a tree. They rushed towards the woods and rescued him from the rope. He was rushed to the IGH by the police.
The man identified as Sasank Sekhar Satpathy, was working at a petrol pump in the Belda area. However, he had discontinued from the job four years back. Sources said, he had demanded that his Employees’ State Insurance funds to be deposited on a monthly basis.
But the company authorities rejected Satpathy’s demand owing to his absence from duty for over four years. Irked by the company’s stand, Satpathy resorted to commit suicide, said sources.