Hyderabad: A 17-year-old girl was allegedly set on fire by her male friend following an altercation at her residence in Hyderabad on Tuesday.
Te accused boy was also injured in the incident.
According to ANI, the girl suffered severe burns due to the incident after which she was immediately rushed to the Osmania General Hospital.
17-year-old girl allegedly set ablaze by a male friend at her residence in #Hyderabad. Victim admitted to Osmania General Hospital with 70% burn injuries, accused also injured. Case registered, investigation underway pic.twitter.com/0xR1ra9WJy
— ANI (@ANI) March 27, 2018
The girl suffered 70 percent burns and her condition is said to be serious, the police said.
In her complaint, the victim said that the boy was known to her.
Narrating the whole incident, the girl said they had an argument at her residence and, in a fit of rage, the boy set her ablaze by pouring kerosene on her.
Both are minors, police said, adding, a case of attempt to murder has been registered.
(With ANI inputs)