Hassan: Over 100 youth from Bengaluru and Mangaluru were arrested by the Hassan police on Sunday April 11 for taking part in a rave party. The raid was conducted by a police team of 50 personnel at a homestay in Honkaravalli village in Hassan district. Many had travelled to the village owing to the night curfew and other restrictions imposed in the wake of rising COVID-19 cases.
Some had travelled to Hassan in vehicles which had emergency duty stickers pasted on them, stated a report by The Hindu. The police recovered small quantities of LSD, MDMA, and ganja from the participants. They also seized over 50 two-wheelers and 20 cars from the site.
According to the report, along with the youths, the owner of the homestay named Gagan was also detained by the police. SP Srinivas Gowda said that they have been booked under Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act.
As per a report by the Times of India daily, participants of the rave party confirmed their attendance via an online application for a homestay. The location was kept under wraps until the last minute, the DSP added.
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