Udupi (Dakshina Kannada) | Karnataka police have arrested a youth on charges of endangering public safety by bursting sky shot crackers from a moving car in this district of Karnataka on Saturday.
His car was also seized by the police.
According to police, Vishal Kohli was arrested from Manipal city. The youth had placed sky shot crackers on top of his car and burst them.
As the youth moved around in public places, the sky shot crackers kept exploding one after the other.
It was also a narrow escape for Kohli and others when the car moved dangerously close to a petrol pump. Video and photos of Vishal’s act went viral on social media triggering a barrage of comments with the public expressing concern over it.
A 26 year old youth Vishal has been arrested by #Manipal, #Udupi police for firing rockets placed on top of his car, and driving around carelessly near DC office road. After his video went viral. He has been arrested, and his car confiscated. #Karnataka pic.twitter.com/OvKMuhCctk
— Siraj Noorani (@sirajnoorani) October 28, 2022
The incident had taken place on Thursday and Vishal went missing as the police launched a manhunt for him.
Manipal police found him and arrested him this morning.
Further investigation is on.