Pensioner stabbed and set on fire in Fyzabad

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Pensioner stabbed and set on fire in Fyzabad

A pensioner was stabbed and set on fire in his Fyzabad home over the weekend. 

The charred body of Henry Mungal was found on his bed by his friend on Sunday. 

The 74-year-old pensioner lived alone at the corner of John Jules Road Extension and Joseph Street. 

His friend told police he last saw him alive at his home around 5 pm on Saturday. He went to Mungal’s home around 3:30 pm on Sunday to check on him and found his partially burnt body on a wooden bed with wounds to the stomach.  The area was smoking and blackened with soot.

Police seized a knife in the house.