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Techie charred to death after car catches fire in Gr Noida

Techie charred to death after car catches fire in Gr Noida

Greater Noida: A 45-year-old techie with a private company was charred to death inside his car in Sector Pi-II of Greater Noida early on Tuesday morning. Police officials said that the sedan car caught fire and the victim didn't manage to pull himself out of the car.

"On early Tuesday morning at around 5:30 am, we received a PCR call from a passerby who reported a car fire near Delhi Police society in sector pi-II of Greater Noida. We immediately informed the fire station and fire tenders along with police team were rushed to the spot. After the fire was doused, a completely burnt body of a man was found on the driving seat of the car," said Nishank Sharma, Circle Officer-1, Greater Noida. The officer further said that the man was identified based on vehicle's registration number.

"Based on car's registration number, we traced the victim who was identified as Pawan Dhiman, a native of Una district in Himachal Pradesh and lived with his family in Cassia Estate society in sector Eta-1 of Greater Noida. He worked with Bridge Global solutions private limited and was on his way to home after completing his night shift when the incident took place. We have informed the family and the body has been sent for the post mortem. Further investigations into the case are underway" added Sharma.

Meanwhile, police said that no FIR has been registered in the case so far.

"Prima facie it appears that the incident occurred accidentally. We are yet to know the reason which triggered fire into the car. The Ford ikon car involved in the incident was a diesel vehicle where CNG kit could not be installed. The wiring was also completely damaged due to the fire," said a senior police officer.

Eyewitnesses said that the victim tried several times to eject himself from the car but failed. Some people even rushed for help but as fire turned massive, they failed to escape him.

It was also found that couple of hours before the incident, Pawan posted few pictures on his Facebook account with Christmas wishes.

Rahul Singh

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