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Man taken into custody for attempting to set ablaze a girl

Press Trust of India  |  Coimbatore 

One person was taken into custody for allegedly attempting to set ablaze a teenaged girl near Palladam in Tirupur district today.

The man Chellapandian had poured kerosene on the girl when she was alone in her house in Chencheripudur and thrown a lit match stick.


Hearing her screams her neighbours rushed there and rescued her, police said.

The girl is brought and undergoing treatment in a private hospital here.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Sun, November 12 2017. 17:57 IST
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