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Shocking! 10-Year-Old Boy Dies After Father Sets Him On Fire For Not Bringing Him Beedis

The boy, who suffered 90 per cent burns, was shifted to a hospital in critical condition and succumbed to his injuries on Wednesday night

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Shocking! 10-Year-Old Boy Dies After Father Sets Him On Fire For Not Bringing Him Beedis
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Shocking! 10-Year-Old Boy Dies After Father Sets Him On Fire For Not Bringing Him Beedis
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2021-01-21T15:44:36+05:30

In yet another spine chilling incident, a 10-year-old boy was set on fire by his angry father as he was late in bringing beedis from a shop and was not focussing on his studies. The incident took place on January 17 and the boy, who was battling for life, died at a hospital in Hyderabad.

The boy, who suffered 90 per cent burns, was shifted to a hospital in critical condition and succumbed to his injuries on Wednesday night, a police official said.

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The father, an alcoholic, allegedly set him on fire at their house after pouring turpentine oil and using a burning matchstick from which he lit his beedi, police said.

He was subsequently arrested and is currently under judicial custody and lodged in a jail here, police added.

With PTI inputs


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