According to the Kirti monks in exile, he marched down the main road of the country town and shouting slogans and as he walked on from the site of his self immolation, armed police personnel came running to interrupt him. He turned and ran back in the other direction, continuing to shout.
He was then knocked to the ground and held by police officers.
Despite, he kept raising his arms and shouting slogans.
Lobsang passed away in custody and only a portion of his ashes was returned to his family.
He was a relative of Norbu Damdrul, a former Kirti monk who died after self immolating on October 15 2011 and became the 13th current or former monk from Kirti Monastery to carry out the protest.