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Bengaluru cops question youths for partying; get assaulted

The youngsters, who were partying in HRBR Layout in Bengaluru, said the police have no business trying to spoil their fun

Bengaluru cops question youths partying get assaulted
Thiruvananthapuram, First Published May 3, 2019, 2:32 PM IST
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Bengaluru: Police officers arrived at 2nd Block, HRBR Layout in Bengaluru on Sunday at 1:15 am after receiving complaints from residents that four boys were partying in their SUV in the late hours. The residents claimed that the youngsters refused to turn the volume down, in turn, inconveniencing all the people living in the neighbourhood.

The four young men practised this routine every weekend and disturbed the people, said the residents. On asking them to co-operate, they allegedly refused, forcing the neighbours to call the police.

A police officer stated that the youths warned the men in khakhi not to ruin their party, and that they had no business spoiling their fun.

Another cop attached to the Banaswadi police station reported that the men shouted and passed comments at passersby.

Originally, only two policemen from Banaswadi police station were called to the location. When they were unable to control the youths, more policemen were reportedly summoned.

Head constable, Ramachandra K Yalemeri, and the other policemen, including the beat police Hoysala, were assaulted by the youngsters.

The four accused persons were taken into custody. They have been identified as Melvin Charles (20), Naveen Mathew (20), both residents of HRBR Layout, Karthik Shekar (26) and Sandeep Subramani (28), both residents of ITC Road in RS Palya. The police have registered a case under Section 353 (assault or criminal force to deter public servant from discharge of his duty) of the Indian Penal Code.



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