Rajkot, Nov 19: A 15-year-old boy was allegedly set ablaze by a youth near Anand Nagar society here tonight.
The boy, identified as Nishant Dineshbhai Parmar, sustained severe burn injuries after one Vinod Arya poured kerosene and set him a fire. The incident occurred at around 2000 hrs later he was admitted to civil hospital, here.
Nishant was a resident of Wankaner society, near Hasanvadi, of the city, the police said.
According to the police, the cause behind the gruesome incident was not immediately known.
A manhunt has been launched to nab the culprit, they added.