Puttenahalli police booked two men for setting fire to the firm after being sacked from the job

Dr.Thomas (Special Correspondent)

The Puttenahalli police are on the lookout for area sales manager and his assistant of a real estate company for setting fire to their office after they were denied their dues.

Though the incident occurred on September 13,the company officials filed a complaint on Wednesday after confirming their involvement through CCTV footage.

Senior officer told reporters the accused Rahul Pujari and Lavson Peter John were working as area sales manager for a real estate company situated in Hulimavu,Investigations revealed that the accused were terminated from service for non performance and failed to meet the target.

The duo was demanding the HR for their dues and pending salary and even harassing her over the phone.

When the HR told them that as per the company rules their salary cant to be given,the duo in a fit of rage abused and threatened her with dire consequences .

On September 13,the duo carrying a bottle of petrol in their hand walked into the office and asked the home keeping staff to get out before splashing the fuel and set fire,before fleeing the spot.

Based on the complaint by Umashankar Ayoor,the owner of the company who verified the CCTV footage and complained.

Due to this furniture and material worth Rs.11 lakh was gutted and the company incurred huge loss.