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Man sets himself on fire after quarrel with girlfriend

M Update, 20/3/2019 – A man set himself on fire following a quarrel with his girlfriend in Sitiawan, Perak on Tuesday (March 19) night.

Manjung district police chief ACP Muhammad Hanif Othman said in the incident that took place in a car park in front a house in Kampung Bintang at about 7.40pm. The 21-year-old man suffered almost 90% burns on the body. There were several witnesses and the area was equipped with closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras. We have also recorded statements from witnesses and viewed the CCTV footage,” he said.

Muhammad Hanif said the victim was being treated at the intensive care unit of Seri Manjung Hospital. The case is being investigated under Section 309 of the Penal Code for attempted suicide.

Sources : Bernama

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