Uttarakhand Police introduced a reward of Rs 25,000 on YouTuber Bobby Kataria who’s on the run in a case for allegedly consuming alcohol by placing a desk on the highway in Dehradun and stopping visitors.
SSP Dehradun Dilip Singh Kunwar mentioned that the Dehradun Police has obtained a non-bailable warrant towards the accused from the Court docket. Uttarakhand Police additionally raided Mr Kataria’s home in Haryana’s Gurugram to arrest him however he’s on the run repeatedly. Following that, a reward of Rs 25,000 has been declared on the accused Bobby Kataria, he added.
It’s price noting that in a video circulated on social media, an individual named Bobby Kataria, whereas obstructed the visitors by placing a chair desk on the center highway on Mussoorie Kimadi Marg and consuming alcohol in a public place. He additionally rashly drove a bike in an intoxicated situation.
A case below part 342/336/290/510 IPC and 67 IT Act has been registered towards Bobby Kataria on the police station Cantt.
Earlier, a case was registered below sections 342, 336, 290 and 510 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and 67 IT Act and a non-bailable warrant towards Kataria from the District Court docket was additionally obtained.
Mr Kataria was within the information after he was allegedly discovered to be smoking inside a SpiceJet flight that surfaced on the web. The airline later mentioned that the motion was taken because the passenger was placed on a no-flying checklist by the airline for 15 days in February 2022.
Nonetheless, the accused social media influencer Balvinder Kataria alias Bobby Kataria claimed that it was a dummy aircraft and it was part of his capturing in Dubai.
“The video by which I used to be seen smoking isn’t a traditional aeroplane, it was a dummy aircraft and that was part of my capturing in Dubai. Taking lighter contained in the aircraft isn’t allowed,” mentioned Mr Kataria.
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