Kottayam (Ker), Mar 28 (PTI) A 60-year-old man was today charred to death as his car parked on the roadside caught fire, police said. Also Read - If There is Decline in Automobile Sales Then Why're There Traffic Jams on The Roads?: BJP MP Virendra Singh Mast

The incident occurred this afternoon near Pala in the district, they said. Also Read - MPs of JDS, Cong claim BJP indulging in horse trading to topple Karnataka govt, demand probe

The deceased has been identified as Suresh hailing from Murikkumpuzha in Pala, police said. Also Read - Couple in 'illicit' relationship take lives by electrocution

An investigation has been launched to find out if the car was set on fire, they added.

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