Bus set ablaze in Gujarat

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Ahmedabad, March 26 (IANS) Some unidentified people set afire a Gujarat state transport bus in the state’ Vijapur town.

Police sources said a person came from the direction of the local railway station late Friday night and torched a Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation bus parked near the workshop of the local state transport depot.

While trying to douse the fire, some employees claimed to have noticed a 25-year old youth fleeing towards the railway station. Six seats of the bus no.(GJ18Y7560) were destroyed in this incident.

Police have filed a complaint against an unidentified person in this connection and started investigation.

The incident comes days after a similar incident in Visnagar town, which is also in north Gujarat.

Earlier too, incidents of torching of ST buses were reported mainly in north Gujarat region, involving Patel reservation quota agitators in the State.

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