New Delhi :
Tightening the noose around people who prefer to drink at beaches in Goa, the police of tourist have asked its personnel to apprehend people who are found drinking in public places.
Superintendent of Police (North Goa) Karthik Kashyap on Wednesday informed that the police personnel have been asked to arrest people found drinking in open under section 34 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).
The instruction was directed after a meeting between members of general public, representatives from the tourism sector and the police at Calangute police station.
“Kashyap called upon the general public to inform the police about such incidents so that action can be taken against the offenders,” said a statement issued by the police department.
The meeting was attended by around 60-70 people, including beach shack owners and people in the tourism trade.
The gathering also highlighted the menace of tourists consuming liquor on the beach at the night time. (With PTI Inputs)