A car and a scooter parked on a residential premises were set on fire by unidentified miscreants at Uliyathadka, near here, early on Sunday.

The incident occurred on the residential premises of one Abubacker, who is running a hotel, around 1.30 a.m.

The car and the two-wheeler belonged to his sons. The Honda Activa Scooter was completely damaged, while the car suffered partial damage, the police said.

No arrest has been made in connection with the incident.

Patrolling intensified

The incident came days after two motorbikes were set on fire and stones were thrown at three houses at Choori.

The police had arrested five persons in connection with the incident and night patrolling had been intensified in the localities.

In another incident, an autorickshaw parked on the residential premises of C. Ibrahim, president of the Jamaat Committee at Chalingal, near Kanhangad, and a Congress loyalist, was set on fire by miscreants.

The vehicle suffered partial damage, the police said.