Thiruvananthapuram: Petrol bomb attack against a house at Kowdiar in Thiruvananthapuram. The attack was against the house of Praveen Chandran, a businessman. As per the primary indication, the reason for the attack is a dispute over a financial transaction.
The incident took place at 4:30 am today. The bomb was thrown to the car porch, next to Praveen’s house. Local fire crackers were tied around a bottle filled with petrol and thrown. The fire crackers were lit.
While hearing the noise, Praveen rushed out and saw the fire spreading and he suddenly extinguished the fire.
Praveen filed a complaint at Peroorkada police station. Police started the investigation after checking the CCTV footage from the camera’s placed in the neighbourhood.