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Mumbai: Vada pav seller set ablaze in Ulhasnagar; 1 booked


Ulhasnagar: The Vitthalwadi police station booked one person for attempt to murder for setting ablaze a vada pav stall owner on Monday afternoon.  The incident took place at Vitthalwadi at Ulhasnagar.

The victim Chander Jivandas Ramrakshani (61) was set ablaze by the accused Suresh. Suresh had  handed over the vada pav stall to the accused Ramrakshani a few months ago. Later, Suresh asked Ramrakshani to hand over the stall to him but he refused. In a fit of rage, Suresh poured kerosene over Ramrakshani and set him and his stall ablaze. Ramrakshani was admitted to Central hospital at Ulhasnagar.  He has suffered 81 percent burns.