Hyderabad: The Punjagutta police have booked a case against an auto-rickshaw driver who attempted to immolate himself near Pragathi Bhavan on Wednesday.
Mohammed Moinuddin (39), an auto driver from Old Bowenpally and native of Medak, came to the CM Camp office and doused himself with fuel.
Security personnel immediately overpowered him and poured a bucket of water on the man before he could light a match. He was then shifted to the Punjagutta police station, where he told the police that he wanted to end his life as his relatives were harassing him over a land dispute.
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