A father doused his young daughter with petrol and set her on fire during a fit of rage because she was "too beautiful", a court has heard.
The girl, who was aged three at the time, suffered "severe and life-threatening burns" to 13% of her body and was left with permanent scars following the attack.
Her older sister, aged seven, was also doused with petrol but she was not set on fire.
An off-duty police officer who lived next door heard screams and ran over to help, covering the younger girl with a blanket to extinguish the flames, the court heard.
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