A middle aged man poured some inflammable substance on his body and set himself on fire outside the security tent in front of the Oslo courthouse even as the Anders Breivik trial was going on inside as reported in Australian dated 16th of May 2012.
The man has been seriously injured and the police have rescued him in time and sent him to the hospital.
Prima facie, it does not appear that there is any connection between the attempted suicide and the trial of Anders Breivik but, further investigations are in progress.
It was the 19th day of trials of Anders Breivik who had murdered 77 persons in cold blood on 22nd of July 2012 – eight of them were in a government building in Oslo and another 69 were the youths were participating in a Youth Camp in Utoya.
It may be recalled that Anders Breivik, a 39-year old right wing extremist has admitted to the murders but has not pleaded guilty – he is not repentant.
He insists that the shootings were cruel but necessary because he wanted to cleanse the system and wanted to prevent the multi-cultural experiments of the ruling Labor Party from