Bengaluru: The person who threw the note from the flyover said – I will tell the reason later, the police took this action

Bengaluru Man Throws Money Viral Video and Police Action: Police has taken action against a person who threw notes (rupees) from a flyover in Bengaluru, Karnataka on Tuesday (January 24). The person has said that he will tell the reason for throwing the note later. He has sought time to explain the reason. Police have registered a case against the man for causing public nuisance. 

The 30-year-old man has been identified as Arun, who runs an event firm. Police say the man threw the notes from the flyover for publicity. 

The crowd had gathered to grab the notes

According to reports, Arun threw currency notes from the top of a flyover adjacent to a major wholesale market (KR Market) in Bengaluru on Tuesday morning, while doing so he made videos and later shared them on social media. At the same time, people gathered below to grab the notes, due to which the road was blocked and traffic was affected. 

According to the police, the man was seen in the video posing as an event manager, who was doing so for publicity. According to reports, Arun came on the flyover on a bike and took out bundles of Rs 10 notes from his bag and threw them down. 

Deputy Commissioner of Police Laxman Nimbargi gave this information

Bengaluru West’s Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Laxman Nimbargi told the media, “As he is an anchor and event manager, during interrogation we found that he did this for promotion and publicity. He along with his friend Satish reached the flyover this morning and threw the money. He chose this place because it was a crowded place. He also shared the videos on Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp.” 

2 Regarding the incident, >citymarket & Register cases in police stations and take appropriate legal action @BlrCityPolice

Regarding these 2 incidents, cases have been registered @CityMarketPS & @CottonpetPS suitable action has been taken under law. @CPBlr @AddlCPWest

— Laxman B. Nimbargi, IPS (@DCPWestBCP) January 24, 2023

What did the person who threw the note say?

According to media reports, the accused said that he had a reason to do so but will tell the reason later. Arun, who faces charges of public nuisance, said, “I apologize for the traffic jam but my intentions are right.” Give me some time.. I will tell why I did this.”

The maximum fine in the sections in which the case was registered is Rs 200

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