Man held for riding bike naked around town

Published: Nov 16, 2012, 13:15 IST | Agencies |

A 30-year-old man, who appeared to be depressed, was detained by Kerala police for riding naked on his bike around town.

A 30-year-old man rode a motorcycle naked in and around the town for about an hour before he was stopped by police and local people.

The man was first noticed by some passersby at the busy KK Road area in the town Thursday evening. Some onlookers informed the police.

Man held for riding bike naked around town
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Unmindful of the embarrassed onlookers or the police, the man kept riding through the town's busy spots and entered the suburbs before he was halted by a closed railway gate.

Though he tried to turn to a by-lane, he failed to do so as the road was in a terribly bad shape.

Police with the help of the people then caught hold of the man and took him to the station.

He did not resist when they took him into custody and clad him with a dhoti to end the streak ride.

The man, who appeared to be mentally depressed, has been charged with the obscene act under the Kerala Police Act and detained at Chingavanam station on the outskirts of the town, police said.

The man has a history of mental depression, police said. 

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