Monday, 18 November, 2019

Man sinks parents' BMW gift because he wanted a Jaguar instead

Ungrateful son pushes parents' BMW gift into river because he wanted a Jaguar Man sinks parents' BMW gift because he wanted a Jaguar instead
Patty Aguilar | 14 August, 2019, 01:13

According to the report, an Indian man named Akash was so upset upon being gifted a BMW 3 Series two months ago that he deliberately moved the luxury vehicle into the Western Yamuna Canal.

A 22-year-old man from India was upset that his parents bought him a BMW M3 for his birthday instead of a Jaguar, so he pushed the brand new vehicle into a river.

The man, known as Akash, is alleged to have pushed his BMW into the water at Yamunanagar in India's north. It reportedly had to be "pulled out using a crane".

"Akash was unhappy with his father for not buying him Jaguar", a police spokesperson told the outlet.

A police official called the man "arrogant". "His family had sold the [Toyota] Innova they had received from his in-laws to buy him the BMW", he said.

"We will proceed according to the law".

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According to local media, the man's father is a wealthy landlord and the 22-year-old son already owned several SUVs.

The son apparently had demanded a new Jaguar for his birthday and was unimpressed with the BMW, which he thought was too small.

"When the youth was plunging the high-end BMW vehicle into the river, he also made a video and put it on social media", a police official was quoted by the Indo-Asian News Service.

Hundreds of local men watched the recovery effort from the riverbank as heavy machinery was brought in to retrieve the auto.

"We never imagined he would do anything like this".

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