Upset over pending fee, man units luxurious automotive on hearth in Noida
Upset at not being paid for the tile work he had executed, a 40-year-old contractor allegedly set hearth to the posh automotive of a property builder in Noida on Monday.
A video of the incident has since been broadly shared on social media and the person was arrested on Wednesday, police stated.
Police stated the incident came about in Sadarpur village and was captured by a close-by CCTV digicam.
Within the video, a person may be seen arriving on his two-wheeler and parking it in entrance of a white Mercedes that’s parked on the road.
He then pours a flammable liquid, presumably petrol, over the automotive and units it on hearth earlier than fleeing the spot.
The suspect was recognized as Ranveer, a development contractor and a resident of Roja Yakubpur village.
He was allegedly upset with the Mercedes proprietor and property builder Ayush Chauhan who owed him over ₹2 lakh.
“Chauhan had employed Ranveer to put in tiles in homes that he constructed. They’ve been working collectively since 2019. Chauhan owed Ranveer ₹2,68,000 in funds for the tile work and the quantity has remained unpaid because the previous two months. Each males had heated arguments over the delay in fee,” stated Harish Chander, deputy commissioner of police (Noida).
On interrogation, Ranveer revealed that he was upset with Chauhan over the fee delay. “Miffed by the delay, the suspect set Chauhan’s Mercedes on hearth,” stated Chander.
“The automotive was parked outdoors the complainant’s home in Sadarpur village and the complete incident was captured by a CCTV digicam. The complainant recognized the suspect from the footage. He took the CCTV footage and submitted it to the Mercedes dealership to lift an insurance coverage declare. It’s suspected that the video was leaked from there and was shared on social media,” stated Rajneesh Verma, assistant commissioner of police.
Primarily based on Chauhan’s criticism, an FIR beneath Part 435 (mischief by hearth or explosive) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) was registered at Sector 39 police station on Tuesday. Ranveer was arrested from Sadarpur village Wednesday,” stated Verma.
Chander stated, “The suspect had not given a criticism relating to the non-payment of dues. Chauhan has denied that he owed Ranveer cash. he stated all funds have been made.”