Monday, November 28, 2005

Police Nabs 14 Miscreants in Pokhara

Pokhara Nov 28-Police nabbed fourteen persons involved in the acts of hooliganism in different parts of this lake town, on Sunday.

Police have also initiated legal actions against the accused under the Public Offence Act.
Police Inspector Krishna Prasad Pageni said six of the miscreants were held from a local evening-time restaurant in Jalpa Road, where they entered and vandalized properties under the effect of alcohol.

He said they had vandalized the restaurant’s properties including furniture, lights and sound system worth 40 thousand rupees.

Police said they have also arrested five others who followed a group of passing girls with a view to molest them, in the Lake Side. Three other miscreants were held from Hotel Santoshi situated at the Prithvi Chowk for showing improper behavior.

Police said all of them were being charged with public offence and are now in the police custody.
Kaski district’s chief Superintendent of Police, Raviraj Shrestha said hooliganism was a major problem in Pokhara, which the police planned to tackle more vigorously.

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