BIHAR: In a shocking episode of inhumanity, a man shocked one and all in his neighbor when he set his mother on fire after dragging her and brutally assaulting her for few continuous hours at Raguvansh Nagar in Purnia on Tuesday.

The incident reportedly happened because of a dispute over an ancestral land. Accused Ravindra Rai at first, thrashed his mother, sister and niece brutally and later put kerosene on the mother before setting her on fire. 

A complaint has been registered by the police against the accused and two others on the basis of the report given by the daughter of the lady murdered.

A manhunt has been launched to arrest all the accused who are currently absconding.