Kalaburagi: In the eighth incident of its kind, a doctor’s car was set on fire by unidentified miscreants while it was parked outside his hospital here on Sunday morning. The victim whose car was set on fire informed the media that this was eight such incident being reported with majority of cars that are being set on fire belonging to medical practitioners.
The doctor had parked his car outside his hospital. The doctor, identified as Ajay, told that as per CCTV footage, an unidentified person in a Maruti Suzuki 800 poured a substance on the car and set it on fire around 6:03 a.m.
“Around 6:30 a.m., I got a call saying that my car was in flames. Later, the CCTV footage showed that the miscreant came in a silver-coloured Maruti 800, poured something over the car and fled from the spot. A fire engine was called in to douse the flame, and we informed the police,” he said.
Dr. Ajay further said as per the police, this is the eight such incident being reported from the district. Additionally, a majority of the other seven cars, he said, also belonged to doctors.
Investigation in this matter is underway.