Tribune News Service
Hoshiarpur, November 15
A senior advocate and his assistant here met with an accident when their car caught fire after colliding with a tree late on Saturday night.
The bodies of Bhagwant Kishore Gupta and his assistant, advocate Siya Khullar, were charred upon discovery.
The central locking system of the car jammed after the accident and the men could not escape from the burning car.
Upon receiving the information, police reached the spot and called the fire brigade which extinguished the fire after struggling with it for more than half an hour.
While the bodies of the victims were charred after being taken out of the car. The Model Town police are investigating the case.