The incident occurred at V.V. Puram junction
A 24-year-old marketing executive set fire to his motorcycle at V.V. Puram junction on Wednesday after an argument with the traffic police who had seized the vehicle. Based on a complaint filed by Assistant Sub-Inspector Barkath Ali Khan, the V.V. Puram police have registered a case against Punith Kumar, charging him under Section 353 (assault or criminal force to deter public servant from discharge of duty) of the Indian Penal Code. According to Khan, Punith is a resident of J.J. Nagar. He was caught by the traffic police near Jain College junction for not wearing a helmet. His friend, who was riding pillion, was also not wearing a helmet.