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Cops foil suicide bid by man at Ahmednagar SP office

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Press Trust of India Mumbai
A 43-year-old man attempted suicide by setting himself on fire at the office of the Ahmednagar superintendent of police, an official said Tuesday.
Abu Bakar Bagwan set himself ablaze near the gate of the office of the SP using some inflammable substance and ran inside Monday evening, the official said.
The SP's office is located in Camp area of Ahmednagar, around 245 kms from here.
Police personnel at the gate rushed after Bagwan and doused fire, a police official said, adding that the SP was not present at the office at the time of the incident.
Bagwan was rushed to hospital with burn injuries. He is out of danger now, the official added.
Prima facie, Bagwan was upset with progress of investigation by police into a family dispute case, and demanding arrest of a person, he added.

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First Published: Feb 26 2019 | 5:10 PM IST

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