Pensioner, 82, suffers severe burns after being set alight outside west London mosque
News Mar 9, 2023 at 14:11
The unnamed victim was set on fire outside the West London Islamic Centre in Ealing, west London. He was seen speaking to a man who police want to speak to after the incident happened on 27 January this year.
An 82-year-old man has suffered severe burns after being set on fire outside a mosque.
The pensioner was seen having a conversation with a male as they both left the West London Islamic Centre in Ealing, west London, around 8pm on 27 January.
They spoke for around five minutes before the man doused the victim in liquid, believed to be petrol, and set him alight using a lighter.
He then walked away from the scene, in Singapore Road, police said.
The victim, who has not been identified, was rushed to hospital and received treatment for severe burns to his face and arms, police said.