Man arrested for setting vehicle on fire in Sohar

MUSCAT: The Batinah North Governorate police’s Criminal Investigation Department arrested a citizen who had set fire to one of the vehicles in Sohar. The source confirmed that the Sohar police station received a tip from a citizen stated that his vehicle has been set on fire in front of his house. On receiving the information, police rushed to the site and inspected the incident. After investigations, they were able to arrest the accused, who admitted that he poured a flammable substance on inside the vehicle after breaking the rear window, set it fire and fled the scene. He has been referred to the public prosecution.