Over 580 people have been penalised for creating nuisance after consuming liquor at public places across Noida and Greater Noida in Uttar Pradesh, the police said on Friday. The action was taken on Thursday evening on the instructions of Police Commissioner Alok Singh, they said.
"Action was taken against 589 people who were found creating nuisance after drinking in public places across all police station areas in the commissionerate," a police spokesperson said.
The offenders have been booked under Indian Penal Code section 290 (public nuisance in cases not otherwise provided for) and issued challans for the penalty, the police added.
With PTI inputs.