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Teen asks his friends to set his private parts on fire during drunken party

By Mason White 6:10 PM March 15, 2015
Johno Holten 

By: Tanya Malhotra
A teen was arrested on charges of assault after allegedly setting another teen on fire because he asked him to do so, police in Australia said.

Dee Why Police said that they are investigating how the 18-year-old Johno Holten, sustained serious burns on his back during a drunken party in Collaroy Plateau.

According to the police investigation, the victim was with friends at the party at a private house when he agreed to be set on fire with aerosols and flammable liquids around 12:30 a.m.

At first, his private parts were set on fire. Later, the fire spread to the rest of his body when they tried to set his back alight.

Police said that the man was taken to Royal North Shore Hospital, where he was treated for excessive burns on the back. He is said to be in stable condition.

Officers arrested 18-year-old Kane Forrest at the scene and he was taken to the police station for questioning.