Three men set bike on fire at gas station in central India

Three men set bike on fire at gas station in central India

Location Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India. Date: 2023-05-21

Three miscreants set a bike on fire at a gas station in central India’s Madhya Pradesh.

The incident took place at Renuka Petrol Pump in Spring Valley Colony, Katara Hills, Bhopal city on the intervening night of May 21 and 22.


Visuals showed three men arriving on a bike at a petrol pump. One of them ignited a lighter and set the petrol nozzle on fire and ignited the vehicle. The fire was seen quickly spreading all around. The employees of the petrol pump showed their vigilance and managed to extinguish the fire using buckets of sand.



Two of the men managed to escape but the one who was filling the petrol was caught. He was handed over to the police. A case has been registered against all three men.

The one miscreant caught is identified as Vijay Singh, and said the names of the absconding men were Bharat Gatkhane and Akash Gaur.

The damaged petrol pump nozzle is estimated to be worth around Rs 8,000 (USD 96.81). The police are currently conducting a search operation to locate the accused.


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