A teenager was set ablaze in Lahore on Friday night for allegedly stealing a cellphone in the Nawab Town area.
Locals in the area had to rescue the 19-year-old suspect after the person he allegedly stole a cellphone from doused him in petrol and set him on fire.
The teenager was taken to Jinnah Hospital where doctors treated him for burns on one side of his face and arms, police told DawnNews. Shortly after, he was released from the hospital.
The Nawab Town police took the man who allegedly set him on fire into custody after a search operation.