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In dry Gujarat, 5 college students arrested for consuming liquor, creating nuisance

Five college students were arrested on Sunday for consuming liquor at a residential apartment at Ahmedabad’s Vastrapur locality, police said.

india Updated: Feb 19, 2017 20:50 IST
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Police said the students had gathered to celebrate the birthday of a friend when they consumed liquor and created nuisance for the neighbours.
Police said the students had gathered to celebrate the birthday of a friend when they consumed liquor and created nuisance for the neighbours.(Getty Images/ Representational Photo)

Five college students were arrested on Sunday for consuming liquor at a residential apartment at Ahmedabad’s Vastrapur locality, police said.

“Five students were arrested after police raided the Mayur apartments following a complaint received by the control room that they were consuming alcohol and creating loud noise,” Vastrapur police station inspector BJ Sarvaiya said.

However, no liquor bottle was recovered from their possession, he said.

“Some of them were living there as paying guests and they had gathered there to celebrate the birthday of their friend when they consumed liquor and created nuisance for the neighbours,” Sarvaiya added.

A case under the Bombay Prohibition (Gujarat Amendment) Act has been registered, the officer said.

Gujarat is a dry state where consumption and storage of liquor is prohibited and is a crime under the Act