Balasore, July 11: In a shocking incident, a man committed suicide by hanging himself live on social media platform Facebook at Mituani village under Khaira police limits of Balasore district today.
The deceased has been identified as Pitambara Lenka. Not only this act has so far been watched by over 1500 viewers while shared by another 30.
The man was seen placing the mobile phone on a plastic chair and later tied a rope to the asbestos of the house. Lenka later hanged himself. By the time people informed his family members, Lenka has died.
Police have started an investigation into the incident. “The man was married and we are further investigating to ascertain the reason behind the man taking such drastic step,” said a police official.