Bhopal Horror: 30-year-old man abducted, thrashed, burnt alive by three masked men

Updated: Jun 25, 2019, 10:14 IST | mid-day online correspondent

The two masked men dragged the victim from outside his home, set him afire and then fled from the spot

Bhopal Horror: 30-year-old man abducted, thrashed, burnt alive by three masked men
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Bhopal: Three unidentified masked men allegedly abducted, thrashed and burnt a 30-year-old man in Harda district of Madhya Pradesh. The alleged incident occurred on Wednesday.

According to the Times of India, the deceased identified as Prakash Singh was waylaid by two masked men who arrived on two motorcycles near his house in Hanifabad area of the district on Wednesday morning.

The two masked men dragged the victim from outside his home, set him on fire and then fled from the spot. All covered in flames, the victim ran towards his house and somehow managed to douse the fire.

However, the locals who witnessed the crime immediately informed the police about the incident. The victim was rushed to the local hospital. Police suspect that the victim's brother-in-law has a role in the heinous crime.

Initial investigation revealed that the victim allegedly had an altercation with his wife after which he visited his in-laws' house. However, the police probe in the case is underway.

In another similar case, three bikes were set on fire by an unknown person on the wee hours of Tuesday at Krishna Township New Evershine building, Vasai West. As per the CCTV footage of the building, an unidentified youth is seen walking inside the posh residential building and setting parked bikes on fire by removing the petrol tube of the bike at the posh residential building in Vasai.

Also Read: A year on, Mumbai still waiting for fire-fighting bikes

In the video, the youth is seen breaking the petrol tube of the bike before setting the bike on ablaze. The youth fled from the spot after setting the bike on fire completely. In the process of burning one bike, two other bikes which were parked close to the first bike also caught fire and were burnt to ashes.

Also Read: A year on, Mumbai still waiting for fire-fighting bikes

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