24 Feb 2021  |   05:43am IST

One held for setting fire to school principal’s car

One held for setting  fire to school  principal’s car

Team Herald

MARGAO: Fatorda Police have arrested a Multi Tasking Staff of the Mount Mary Higher Secondary School, Chinchinim in the case of setting fire to the vehicle of principal of the school Trevor Barreto. 

He has been arrested as a suspect. The complainant had alleged that on February 20, at around 2.50 am four miscreants came on two motorcycles and Barreto’s car was set on fire with an explosive substance.

The Fatorda Police Inspector Kapil Nayak has reasserted that there is no use of explosives in the commission of the crime. 

He said that on the basis of the CCTV footage the suspect was arrested.

The police have said that there is no headway who are the other persons involved. The suspect has, however, not budged and given out any details. 

However, the Fire Department has after investigating already concluded that it was a short circuit and not an attempt. Only after the CCTV footage surfaced the reality of an attempt was revealed.


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