Driver set ablaze after minor’s death

August 17th, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS  

Patna, Aug 17 (IANS) Angry over the death of a minor in an accident, a tractor driver was burnt alive by a mob in Bihar Wednesday, police said.

The tractor accidentally hit a cycle, killing a child and injuring two persons in a village near Patna. After this, angry villagers thrashed the driver and set his tractor afire.

“While the tractor was burning, the villagers threw the driver into the flames,” a police officer said.

The driver was burnt to death, the officer said.

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