Pune Shocker: Drunk Man Sets Sister on Fire in Aundh After Heated Argument Over Property

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Pune, September 27: A shocking incident has surfaced from Maharashtra's Pune where a man allegedly set his sister on fire over a property dispute. According to a report by Hindustan Times, the accused has been identified as 45-year-old Shyam Patange while the victim is his 48-year-old sister named Rajashri Patange. The report states that the brother-sister duo lives in the area. The man has been remanded to police custody in connection with the crime.

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The incident took place in a society in Aundh on Friday afternoon where the man set his sister on fire after a heated argument. The accused, who was drunk, arrived at his sister's house in Aundh. She was sitting on a chair in the kitchen of her house when he came and started arguing about property their parents had left to them. A case was registered under Section 307 (attempted murder) of the Indian Penal Code at Chaturshringi police station. Bhiwandi Shocker: Jobless Man Sets Wife on Fire After She Refuses to Give Him Money to Buy Alcohol.

Anguished by the behavior of his sister, the man picked a match and threw it on her, starting the fire. The woman sustained burns on her face and torso. According to police, the man has a Master’s in Arts degree and works at a pesticide factory, while the woman is a homemaker. Soon after the incident was reported, police began an investigation into the case.

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Assistant police inspector Sandeep Pawar of Chaturshrungi police station who is investigating the case was quoted in the report saying that their parents are no more and they have left a flat and a shop for their two kids, but there is no will due to which the duo are fighting over the possession. After the victim gave his statement, the cops launched a hunt to nab the culprit and arrested him from his house the next day.

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