COIMBATORE: Two unidentified miscreants hurtled a petrol bomb at a sports utility vehicle (SUV) belonging to Akhila Bharatha Hindu Mahasabha’s state youth wing president at Pannimadai near Thudiyalur on Wednesday night.
Police said R Subash, 45, of Andal Avenue at Pannimadai, is the state youth wing president of Akhila Bharatha Hindu Mahasabha.
When Subash parked his SUV in front of his house and went inside his house around 9.30pm on Wednesday, two unidentified miscreants hurled a petrol bomb at the SUV and escaped on a motorcycle. The left rear side portion of the car caught fire. Meanwhile, the neighbours noticed the fire and alerted Subash. With the help of neighbours, Subash put out the fire.
Preliminary inquiry revealed that the two miscreants were wearing helmets. The house has more than five CCTV cameras and two CCTV cameras were not functioning properly.
Based on Subash’s complaint, the Thadagam police registered a case against the duo under Section 435 of the Indian Penal Code. A special team has been formed to nab the duo.

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