Gurugram: Gurugram police detained 125 youth for unlawful activities from MG Road, Cyber Hub and Sector 29, here on Sunday night.
The youth were involved in eve-teasing, hooliganism and other unlawful activities. The police arrested 11 of them under the Excise Act for creating nuisance in an inebriated state.
“We had been receiving complaints on unlawful activities near night clubs, especially on MG Road. Subsequently, on the direction of Police Commissioner Muhammad Akil, we carried out the ‘Operation Romeo’ in MG Road, Cyber Hub and Sector 29 and detained the miscreants. The maximum number of detentions were from MG Road, outside Sahara Mall and MGF Mall,” said Usha Kundu, ACP Crime Against Women.
The operation started at 8 p.m. on Sunday and continued till 3 a.m. on Monday. Over 100 police personnel from Sector 29, DLF Phase 2, DLF Phase 3, the Durga Shakti Squad and the Rapid Action Force participated in the operation.
“These places have over 130-night clubs, restaurants and bars that attract a large number of youth, especially on weekends. We conduct the ‘Operation Romeo’ from time to time to keep a tab on them with an aim to maintain law and order and provide safe environment for women. It will continue in the coming days,” Kundu said.
“Of the detained persons, 109 were released with a stern warning. If they indulge in unlawful activities again, they would be treated as repeat offenders,” Kundu said.