Seized trucks set on fire outside police station

Seized trucks set on fire outside police station

Two seized trucks that were parked in front of the Yelahanka police station in northern Bengaluru were set afire by miscreants in the early hours of Sunday. 

Police had seized the heavy vehicles as they were involved in two accidents on Kogilu main road near Yelahanka. Two people had died on the spot in the accidents. Among them was Syed Yunus, 18, a resident of RT Nagar. He was killed when a truck collided with his motorcycle near Srinivasapura in Yelahanka. The accident took place around 3 pm when he was going to meet his father at a factory at Thanisandra where the latter is employed. Yunus was studying PUC at a private college in Yelahanka. 

The other victim is T Sriram, 25, who works in a garment factory. He was killed when a truck ran him over at Prakruthi Layout. The accident took place at 8.30 pm when the victim was riding on a motorcycle on his way for shopping. 

The Yelahanka police suspect that relatives of the victims had set the trucks on fire. Fire fighters were rushed to the spot and the flames were doused.