UPDATE:(01/10/2010, 10 PM) Late Pradhan’s funeral is going to be held on Jan. 11, Monday at 11 AM. His body is still in Allegheny County Hospital. Catholic Charity of Pittsburgh has stated that it is going to cover all the necessary expenses for the ceremony.
A recently resettled Bhutanese refugee in Pittsburgh, PA committed suicide at 4:30 am. yesterday. JIt Bahadur Pradhan, 60 was found dead hanging himself at his neighbor’s laundry, according to our PA correspondent, Mr. Bhanu Phuyel.
The resettlement of the Pradhan family is sponsored by the Catholic Charity of Pittsburgh. Their initial housing arrangement, as Mr phuyel says, was made with the family of Om Prakash Chhetri in which ten people had to share a three-bedroom apartment located at 903 Vermont Avenue, Pittsburgh.
Formerly, Pradhan was in Bhutanese refugee camp, Beldangi-II extension (E/1-40) where he spent 18 years of his refugee life. The suicide arrived at Pittsburgh with 5 others in his family on 2nd of December 2009.
According to Mr. Phuyel, the body of the deceased has been taken by the police authority for further investigation.The cause of his death is not known but frustration is suspected to be the one.
He left his wife Kamala Pradhan alone to look after their children.