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Two try to set man on fire,arrested

Chandigarh police arrested two persons for allegedly causing hurt to a man and burning his hand using a fluid

Written by Express News Service | Chandigarh | Published: August 26, 2013 3:45:00 am

Chandigarh police arrested two persons for allegedly causing hurt to a man and burning his hand using a fluid. A case under various sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) has been registered at the Sector 26 police station against the two arrested.

The complainant,Wasim,alleged three men tried to burn him using a fluid. According to the complainant,Suraj,a resident of Phase 3 BDC in Sector 26 and two other persons,Vicky Rajasthani and Neeraj,allegedly burnt his hand on August 24. The victim suffered serious burns and was admitted to GMCH-32.

A case under section 341 (punishment for wrongful restraint),section 342 (punishment for wrongful confinement),section 506 (punishment for criminal intimidation),section 384 (punishment for extortion),section 511 (punishment for attempting to commit offences punishable with imprisonment for life or other imprisonment ),section 323 (punishment for voluntarily causing hurt) and section 34 (acts done by several persons in furtherance of common intention) was registered against all accused.

According to police,the accused and victim were drug addicts and reportedly entered into a fight over some trivial issue. Two of the three accused,Suraj and Neeraj,have been arrested,while the third accused,Vicky Rajasthani,is yet to be apprehended.

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