Kameshwar Prasad, a final year MBBS student of Devaraj Urs Medical College in Kolar district, 100 kilometres from Bangalore, had suffered 70 per cent burn injuries.
He was attacked late at night on November 12 when a group of men tried to steal his chain while he was returning to his room. They set him on fire as he resisted and tried to call for help.
No arrests have been made in the case so far.
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