A twenty-five year old Indian expatriate from Sur hanged himself on Saturday. The reason behind Libin Joy’s suicide was not known. He was employed as an HSE coordinator at Al Ansari construction company.
His family said he had come to Muscat on Friday to celebrate his mother's birthday. He later met his friends in Muscat and stayed with them till the wee hours of Saturday. After failing to contact him till Saturday afternoon, Joy's family requested his colleagues to look for him. “At around 6pm his body was found in the company accommodation in Sur.
We were told he was in office till 5.30pm,” a relative said. Joy is also said to have posted messages on social networking site about ‘going to heaven’. “His Whatsapp status read 'GNN die', which we assume meant 'going to die',” the relative said.