Panaji, Oct 8 : A BMW car of a Goa BJP MLA was torched by villagers along the Goa-Belgaum highway, around 50 km from the inter-state border in Karnataka, late on Monday evening after his son who was driving the car met with an accident injuring a local person.
The MLA, Glenn Ticlo, confirmed the accident to IANS.
“We are right now completing police formalities in Belgaum. Kyle (his son) is fine,” Ticlo said.
Girl dead, her sister injured after being hit by the car of the son of Goa MLA Glenn Ticlo on Goa-Belgaum highway yesterday. The car was later set ablaze by angry mob. Case registered. MLA's son Kyle arrested. #Karnataka
— ANI (@ANI) October 8, 2018
A video clip surfaced showing the car, which is registered in the name of the Goa MLA, being set on fire by a mob.
The clip also shows policemen chasing crowds of stone-throwers.