Drunk techies in brawl with cops

A group of four IT professionals, including two women, tried to assault policemen in Indiranagar on Monday night.  Police said the incident occurred when the youth were drunk and were quarrelling with staff of Toit Brew Pub over food.

Published: 16th October 2013 09:16 AM  |   Last Updated: 16th October 2013 09:16 AM   |  A+A-

A group of four IT professionals, including two women, tried to assault policemen in Indiranagar on Monday night.  Police said the incident occurred when the youth were drunk and were quarrelling with staff of Toit Brew Pub over food.

The police arrested four people identified as Mamatha, Rithu, both from Delhi, Abhishek Singh, a resident of Ganganagar, and Akshay Hiremath form Dharwad.

The police said that around 10.30 pm the four came to Toit Brew Pub, located on 100 Feet Road in Indiranagar and drank till 10.45 pm. After paying the bill they went out for a while and returned. They again asked the staff to serve food and liquor.

As the staff denied them, they picked up a quarrel with the staff and slapped Shivanna, a supervisor, who then alerted the

police.

The Hoysala team rushed to the spot and asked them to go back as it was closing time. Raged over this they manhandled head constable Boregowda and then broke the camera when another policeman tried to take a video.

Speaking to Express, Shivanna, (48), said they created nuisance inside the pub after  drinking.

“We told them we do not serve food and liquor after 10.30 pm. But Mamatha and Rithu started abusing me and one of the youth slapped me. The also assaulted the police, when they asked them to leave the place.”

The Indiranagar police are investigating.

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