Ganesh Chaturthi: Cops arrest 12 for organising obscene dance

Locals lodged a complaint against the culprits who organised the dance at 11 p.m. on Thursday.

Published: 15th September 2018 06:08 AM  |   Last Updated: 17th September 2018 09:09 AM   |  A+A-

By Express News Service

VIJAYAWADA:  Nunna police on Friday arrested four men and eight women, for organising an obscene dance event at a Ganesh pandal, violating rules put in place by police to ensure a safe conduct of Ganesh Chaturthi.

Locals lodged a complaint against the culprits who organised the dance at 11 p.m. on Thursday. The accused had taken permission from the unified police service centre (UPSC) for setting up a Ganesh pandal in their locality near Pipula Road in Vijayawada.“Violating rules, they organised the dance and caused inconvenience to the public. A case under Sections 290 and 294 was booked against them and they were taken into custody,” said Circle Inspector Durga Rao.

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