Passenger burnt alive Punjabi origin bus driver in Australia city Brisbane

Passenger burnt alive Punjabi origin bus driver in Australia city Brisbane. There no apparent motive for the killing of the 29-year-old man.

A passenger doused a bus driver with inflammable liquid and burned him to death in front of horrified passengers in the Australian city of Brisbane on Friday, police said.

There no apparent motive for the killing of the 29-year-old man named by local media.

As Manmeet Alisher, a well-known singer in the Indian Punjabi community.

Police superintendent Jim Keogh told reporters “it’s a horrific incident here in the quiet suburb of Moorooka.”

Passenger burnt alive Punjabi origin bus driver in Australia city Brisbane.

Passenger burnt alive Punjabi origin bus driver in Australian city Brisban.

Police in Brisbane arrested a 48-year-old suspect after a bus driver burned to death in front of passengers ┬ęPatrick Hamilton (AFP/File).

Passenger burnt alive Punjabi origin bus driver in Australia city Brisbane.

“This is a rare one where it appears to be no apparent motive.

“A bus driver, going about, doing his business, supporting the community, has had his life taken from him in what is a senseless and needless act.”

A 48-year-old suspect arrested at the bus stop and placed in custody.

Bystanders kicked down the back doors of the municipal bus to rescue passengers, who “traumatised” by the incident, Keogh said.

“It’s lucky the whole bus didn’t become engulfed in flames,” Keogh said.

Around half-a-dozen passengers aboard the vehicle and so treated for smoke inhalation.

Passenger burnt alive Punjabi origin bus driver in Australia city Brisbane.

“A bus driver, going about, doing his business, supporting the community, has had his life taken from him in what is a senseless and needless act.”

A 48-year-old suspec arrested at the bus stop and placed in custody.

Bystanders kicked down the back doors of the municipal bus to rescue passengers, who were “traumatised” by the incident, Keogh said.

“It’s lucky the whole bus didn’t become engulfed in flames,” Keogh said.

Around half-a-dozen passengers aboard the vehicle and some were treated for smoke inhalation