22 November 2019
Bhubaneswar: A man, in a nude state, had climbed atop the famous Parija Library in the Utkal university campus here since Friday morning and was repeatedly threatening to commit suicide.
The personnel of fire services made an elongated yet brave attempt to save the man. Two teams with a crane had been deployed to rescue the man. It took the brave men close to five hours to rescue the man after which he was rushed to hospital for medical check-up.
The man has been identified as Subodh Barik and he hails from Pattamundai in Kendrapada.
As per reports, the youth had been perched on the library since last night and was missing since October 23. He had been placed under suspension for being mentally unstable.
The reason behind this drastic act is yet to be revealed.