Medical student in Karnataka set on fire

Medical student in Karnataka set on fire

A newspaper clipping of MBBS student Kameshwar Prasad

Bangalore A 22-year-old medical student was set on fire in Karnataka by a group of men who tried to rob him off his gold chain.
 
The student, Kameshwar Prasad, is being treated for his burns at a hospital in Bangalore.
 
He was returning to his room late Tuesday night in the Kolar district, 100 kilometres from Bangalore, when a group of men tried to steal his chain.

The police says that when he called for help, they poured an inflammable substance over him and then threw a lit matchstick at him.
 
Nobody has been arrested so far.

 
Story First Published: November 14, 2013 13:19 IST

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