Chennai, June 18: The Chennai Police on Tuesday detained 24 college students for climbing atop of a moving, hanging from window bars and creating ruckus during Bus Day celebrations in the city. According to a tweet by ANI, the college students sat and climbed on the moving buses as a mark of celebration. According to a 0.46-second video that went viral on social media, students were seen creating commotion on the streets in broad daylight, causing inconvenience to commuters. Reports inform that the students were seen climbed the roof of buses (route numbers 47 A in Ayanavaram and 21 in Royapettah).
Similar incidents were reported in other places across the city. According to a report by Deccan Chronicle, Police informed that most of the students involved in the act where old students, who also influenced the freshers to celebrate bus day and create a chaos on the busy streets of the city.
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#WATCH College students in Chennai sit & climb on top of moving buses and hang from window bars of a bus during Bus Day celebrations, yesterday; Police detained 24 students in connection with the incident. pic.twitter.com/TI77ogTNxc
— ANI (@ANI) June 18, 2019
The report further adds that a group of students in Royapettah were also found creating nuisance by travelling on the roof of the bus. The Madras high court had banned the bus day celebration as had become a public nuisance and a threat to road users. However, college students are still found to be indulging in such unlawful activities.