Hours after he was injured in a fight, a man inside the district hospital in Madhya Pradesh’s Sagar was set ablaze by the man who had attacked him earlier.
The shocking incident that happened yesterday was captured in the CCTV camera installed in the hospital.
The victim Damodar Kori is now undergoing treatment at Bundelkhand Medical College in Sagar district. His condition is now said to be stable.
The police arrested the suspect Milan Mache Rajak and registered a case of attempt to murder under section 307 of the Indian Penal Code at Gopalganj police station in the district.
CCTV footage of the incident showed a man identified as Milan Rajak entering the hospital building and looking around. Then he goes to a corner and lights a fire. The video shows him approaching Mr. Corey and setting it on fire. The patient is seen running outside covered in flames. The attacker was also seen leaving the area.
Sagar district additional superintendent of police Vikram Kushwaha said that the accused had used petrol to douse the fire. The senior police officer said that the CCTV footage and the statement of the victim confirm that Milan Mache Rajak set her on fire.