Charred body found inside car

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Charred body found inside car

Gorakhpur (UP), Apr 10 (PTI) The body of a person burnt alive inside a car was found near Tenua toll plaza Sehjanwa area here, police said today.

“Charred body of Nitin Agarwal (38) was found inside the car yesterday. We are probing the matter. Prima facie it appears that it was an accident”, Superintendent of Police, (Rural) Gyan Prakash Chaturvedi said.

A forensic team has been called to assist in the probe while body of the victim has been sent for postmortem, he said.

The locals after seeing the car in flames had informed police but by the time the fire tenders arrived, the man had died.

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