Bengaluru police arrest Chickpete vendor for harassing YouTube vlogger from the Netherlands
On Monday the Karnataka Police detained a man identified as Navab Hayath Sharif, in Bengaluru in connection with the harassment of a YouTuber from the Netherlands in the state capital.
DCP West Lakshman Nimbargi has confirmed the incident and said Section 92 of the Karnataka Police Act has been imposed on the accused Navab Hayath Sharif.
Pedro Mota, who is on a tour of Karnataka for two months, was making a video of the interior parts of state capital when the incident took place. While he was recording a video, the accused starts questioning him on why was he filming in a public place and even tried to drag him at one point
Despite the heckling, the YouTuber manages to escape.
Videos and photos of the incident which took place on Sunday in the city’s Chickpet locality have gone viral on social media.
Section 92 prescribes punishment for street offences and nuisance and imposes a fine which may extend to Rs.100 and in case of default of payment of such fine shall not exceed eight days notwithstanding anything in Section 67 of the IPC.
[With Inputs from IANS]
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