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80-year-old man sets ablaze, injures son over land dispute

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Press Trust of India  |  Nagpur 

An 80-year-old man allegedly set

his son ablaze, leaving him struggling for life in a hospital, over a land dispute in Nagpur, police said on Friday.

The incident took place in a farm in Narkhed area on Thursday evening, an official said.

"Manikwada resident Ramchandra Dawre poured petrol on his son Yuvnesh (45) and set him ablaze. He is seriously injured and is critical. The senior citizen has been charged with attempt to murder," the Narkhed police station official added.

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First Published: Fri, May 22 2020. 23:18 IST