The Courier-Mail

Man’s head set on fire


A BRISBANE woman accused of setting a man’s head on fire with a cigarette lighter has been charged by police.

Police say the East Brisbane 28-year-old sprayed flammable liquid on the man’s head.

They claim she then ignited it with a cigarette lighter in the early hours of Tuesday morning. The victim suffered burns to his ear, face and head but his condition is not lifethreat­ening.

The woman will face Brisbane Magistrate­s Court on September 16 on one count of causing grievous bodily harm.

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