A BMW car of a Goa BJP MLA was torched by villagers along the Goa-Belgaum highway, around 50 km from the inter-state border in Karnataka, late yesterday evening after his son who was driving the car met with an accident injuring a local person.
THe MLA, Glenn Ticlo, confirmed the accident to IANS.
"We are right now completing police formalities in Belgaum. Kyle (his son) is fine," Mr Ticlo said.
A video clip surfaced showing the car, which is registered in the name of the Goa MLA, being set on fire by a mob.
The clip also shows policemen chasing crowds of stone-throwers.