Toyota Etios catches fire in Delhi, driver burns to death
Amit Moga, 38, a wholesale trader of gift items with a shop at Sadar Bazar in Old Delhi was charred to death as his white Toyota Etios car suddenly burst into flames at 10 pm on Thursday night. The incident occurred at Outer Ring road in Mangolpuri area when Moga was returning back to his godown in Sultanpuri, West Delhi after dinner.
Later, Moga was removed from the charred car and taken to a nearby hospital where he was declared dead on arrival. Initial investigations reveal that the fire could have been caused due to short circuit in wiring or it could have even started from the engine.
Amit Moga is survived by his parents, wife and two children who reside in Pitampura in Northwest Delhi. Family members, when contacted suspect foul play. They are demanding an inquiry into the fire stating that the car could have been sabotaged by suspected business rivals. Moga’s brother in law, Raj Kumar stated that onlookers noticed two persons running away from the car just prior to it catching fire. Police are investigating this angle and are trying to track persons who were in contact with Moga preceding the incident.
Toyota Kirloskar Motor has not stated anything on the incident yet.
Via Times of India
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