BENGALURU: Whitefield Division police on Friday arrested seven residents of Kadugodi, including two women, for allegedly barging into an apartment block and assaulting people who were celebrating Navaratri festival. Tension prevailed at Isha Misty Green apartments at Channasandra following the act of vandalism. The residents were reportedly upset as the revellers were playing loud music.
The arrested are Muniswamy, Srinivas Gowda, Omprakash Gowda, Anil, Vinod, Shashikala and Hemavathi. All are residents of Channasandra and work as drivers while the women are homemakers.
The arrested also filed a counter-complaint against the residents of the apartment.
A senior police officer said around 9 pm on Thursday night, a group of 50, including minor boys, broke open the main gate of the apartment and assaulted those were dancing.
They also allegedly hit children at the venue. Kadugodi police were alerted about the incident and some of them were detained while others ran away. A case of trespassing and assault has been registered.
Two policemen were deployed on the apartment premises to prevent any further untoward incidents. An action is yet to be taken against the residents of the apartment, the officer added.