17-yr-old youth burnt to death in Punjab's Mansa

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A youth was burnt to death in Punjab's Mansa district.

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Chandigarh: A 17-year-old youth was burnt to death in Punjab's Mansa district, police said on Sunday.

Jasprit Singh was allegedly taken to a closed rice mill on Saturday night, where his legs were tied and he was set on fire by pouring some inflammable material, police said.

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Accused Jashan Singh, Gurjit Singh and their another accomplice had been booked, said Sub-Inspector Sukhjit Singh.

Jashan Singh is the brother of Jasprit's sister-in-law.

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Jasprit's elder brother Kulwinder Singh had married his neighbour and Jashan's sister Raju two and a half years ago. Both had been living at Budhlada, about 20 km from the city.

Police said the accused were absconding and efforts were being made to nab them. (PTI) 

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