Petrol bomb hurled at BJP district secy's car

ANI | Updated: Mar 21, 2018 08:59 IST

Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu) [India], Mar. 21 (ANI): A petrol bomb was allegedly hurled on the car of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) district secretary in Tamil Nadu's Coimbatore in the wee hours of Wednesday.

The bomb was hurled by unidentified people.

Police have reached the spot to investigate the matter.

More details are awaited.

This incident took place a day after the head of the statue of Dravidian movement icon, E.V. Ramasamy, popularly known as Periyar, was found severed in the state's Pudukottai village.

Earlier on March 7, two petrol bombs were hurled in front of BJP's office in Coimbatore, a day after the party's leader H Raja commented that statues of late Dravidian leader Periyar must be removed from the public places in Tamil Nadu. (ANI)