Pune security guard set on fire

An auto-rickshaw driver allegedly set ablaze a security guard of a private firm in Pune just because he stopped the driver from urinating on an SUV of the firm owner.

The incident happened in Bhosari industrial area in Pune, the security guard Shankar Wayphalkar(41), received injuries during the incident.

The incident took place around 4:30 pm when a rickshaw driver came with a bottle of petrol and poured on the security guard and set him on fire.

The rickshaw driver, Mahendra Balu Kadam (31) was later arrested and case was filed under Indian Penal Code section 370(attempt to murder) and other provisional cases.

“On Tuesday afternoon, Wayphalkar was on duty at the main gate of the firm. Kadam, who was passing by, stopped his auto-rickshaw there and started urinating on the SUV of the firm’s owner,” he added

The security guard received burn injuries and is currently undergoing treatment in a private hospital in Pune.

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