In an incident that can be dubbed as Delhi shocker, masked men were seen setting a house on fire by throwing petrol & lighting a matchstick. Somehow, the family sleeping peacefully inside the house made a narrow escape and survived the ordeal without any injuries. The incident was reported from Bhajanpura’s Vinay Park in northeast Delhi.

In the video of the incident making rounds of social media, the accused miscreants can be seen walking up to a house in the narrow lane. The accused are seen carrying containers and throwing inflammable liquid all around the house in a bid to set it on fire. The accused soon starts to light matchsticks and throws them on the house and soon a huge fireball erupts from the house.

According to reports, the victim in the matter was Nafees who with his family was sleeping inside the house with the three masked miscreants set his house on fire. Following the incident, an FIR was registered under multiple sections of the IPC including Section 427 (Mischief) and Section (Mischief by fire).

Meanwhile, the accused are reported to be on the fire and efforts are on to trace and nab them.

The Facts of the Matter

In another harrowing incident of crime reported from the national capital, masked miscreants were seen setting a house on fire and leaving the scene. The house, which is located in Bhajanpura’s Vinay Park in northeast Delhi, was occupied by Nafees and his family, who were sleeping when the incident took place.

The incident which reportedly took place earlier on December 8, was caught on security cam, visuals of which are going viral.

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What Does the Video Show

In the video gone viral, masked men can be seen coming towards a house carrying massive containers. Soon, they throw inflammable liquid all around the house from the cannister. One of the masked men then pulls out a pack of matchstick, and starts to light it up in a bid to start a fire. While his first two attempts of lighting the matchstick goes in vain, the third attempt is successful. Soon a massive fire erupts outside the house and the masked men are seen fleeing from the house as the fire erupts further.

Watch the Video here:

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Motive Remains Unknown

As per reports, the house was occupied by Nafees and his family, who somehow made a narrow escape and were able to leave the house before being hurt or sustaining severe injuries. So far, no motive has been ascertained and it is not confirmed whether or not the incident took place over a communal issue, over enmity, or over random mischievous act.

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FIR File, Efforts On To Nab Culprits

The police have filed an FIR against the unidentified accused under multiple sections of the IPC, including Section 427 (Mischief causing damage to the amount of fifty rupees), and Section 435 (Mischief by fire or explosive substance with intent to cause damage).

For now, the suspects are reported to be absconding, and police are trying to ascertain their whereabouts by analyzing CCTV footage.


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