Latest Kerala Local News: Vice police case: Young people harassed by residents in Kas
Kasaragod: A moral police incident was reported in this northern Kerala district when a group of four people, including two women, were allegedly held up and harassed by locals because they were traveling together, police said on Monday.
The incident happened on Sunday afternoon as the group returned from Bekal Fort here after celebrating the birthday of one of them, police said.
On the way back, they stopped at a restaurant to eat and on their way out, some people prevented them from getting out in their car and questioned them about what they were doing there, an officer from the Melparamba police station said.
An altercation also ensued, according to footage of the incident broadcast on a television channel.
Police were subsequently notified and when officers arrived at the scene they arrested four people who allegedly held the group of four and harassed them, the officer said.
No one was injured in the incident, the officer said.
The arrest of the four has not yet been recorded, police said.
An FIR under ICC Articles 143 (unlawful assembly), 147 (riot), 354 (indecent assault on a woman), 341 (undue duress), 323 (wilfully causing injury), 294(b) (obscene acts or songs) and 506 (criminal intimidation) of the ICC has been filed against the four defendants, police said.
In addition to this, the defendants were also charged under Section 149 (every member of an unlawful assembly guilty of an offense committed in pursuit of common object) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), the officer said. PTI
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