Udupi : Three boys and three girls who came to Delta Beach at Kodi Bengre for a birthday celebration were confronted by locals citing that the group was behaving in an indecent manner, on Wednesday, December 13.
One boy from Sringeri and two boys from Subashnagar near Katpady had arrived at Kodi Bengre along with girls from Srinigeri, Shirva and Belman. It is said that they were behaving in an unacceptable manner. The locals who took note of the same called up the police.
Large number of people gathered at the spot and cornered the group. When the police arrived at the spot, the locals said that the parents of the youth must be informed. However, without paying much attention to this, the police took the boys and girls to Malpe station. The parents were later called and the youth were handed over to the parents. Security was beefed up at Malpe and Kodi Bengre area following the kind of response the incident evoked.
While some locals said that the police had fired in the air to disperse the crowd, the police refuted the same. No cases were registered.