Mumbai Crime: Four drunk youth arrested for creating ruckus at Girgaum

Updated: Mar 05, 2019, 21:24 IST | Diwakar Sharma | Mumbai

The youths were drinking alcohol in public place and talking among themselves on a very high pitch troubling local residents and passers-by at Girgaum

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The DB Marg police on Sunday arrested three heavily drunk youth who were creating nuisance near Shreeji Plaza, Opera House in Girgaum. The police said they were drinking alcohol in a public place and talking amongst themselves loudly, thus creating a nuisance for local residents and passers-by. "The drunk youth also hurled abuses at passers-by when they were asked to maintain decency in the area," said police.

An advocate Dharmendra Mishra who noticed all of this and called up the police control room at 10 pm and beat marshals from DB Marg police station immediately reached the spot. "There were four youth who were all in an inebriated state. When the officer asked them to report to the police station, two of them caught the neck of constable Daware and cornered him. Another two thrashed constable Chavan," said police.

Constable Daware managed to break free, get a hold of his walkie-talkie and alert his team for additional backup at Girgaum.

Sources said there was a large gathering of people but none came to rescue the cops. Mishra recorded a video of the whole incident on his cellphone and handed it over to the cops as evidence.

"In a few minutes, the nearby patrolling vans reached Shreeji Plaza and arrested three youth Mandar Nandkumar Gandhi 25, Siddhesh Manohar Tatkare 23, Aditya Prakash Sagvekar 26. One of them managed to escape," the officer added.

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They have been booked under sections 353, 332, 323, 504, 506, 34 of Indian Penal Code and under the provision of section 85(1) of Maharashtra Police act.

They were produced before metropolitan magistrate court that sent them into police remand for further investigation. All the accused work in the corporate sector and are residents of south Mumbai, said police. Police said efforts are being made to arrest the absconding youth.

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