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Patiala: Man sets gas cylinder on fire to threaten neighbours

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The Times Of India
27th May, 2020 20:08 IST

PATIALA: The police in Patiala have booked a man who allegedly set a gas cylinder on fire in order to threaten the neighbours who had intervened while he was assaulting his wife.

The police said that the accused has been identified as Lok Raj, a resident of SST Nagar Muslim area. The police added that the accused was indulged in domestic violence and was beating his wife when the neighbours claimed to have intervened and tried to stop the accused from assaulting his wife.

The incident took place on Tuesday evening reportedly and the case was finally registered on Wednesday against the accused under sections of mischief by fire or explosive substance with intent to destroy a house, criminal intimidation and other sections of IPC at Urban Estate police station in Patiala.

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