Two arrested for setting brother on fire

Two brothers have been arrested on charges of setting their sibling on fire over a property dispute, police said.

Last Updated: Dec 18, 2010, 16:36 PM IST

Ghaziabad: Two brothers have been
arrested here on charges of setting their sibling on fire over
a property dispute, police said on Saturday.

Suresh and Mukesh were arrested for trying to burn
their elder brother Raju at his house over the property
dispute, SSP Raghubir Lal said.

There was a property dispute among four siblings, the
three brothers and a sister named Priti, who is absconding.

The arrested brothers have allegedly confessed to
their crime and have been sent to fourteen days of judicial
custody.

Condition of Raju, who sustained forty per cent burn
injuries, is stated to be critical, Lal said, adding efforts
are on to trace the absconding sister.

PTI

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