Dehradun: Uttarakhand police have left for Gurugram to arrest a YouTuber for allegedly consuming alcohol while putting a table on the road in Dehradun and stopping traffic, police said on Monday.
According to Uttarakhand Police, a YouTuber named Bobby Kataria who resides in Gurugram in Haryana was seen in a video; drinking alcohol and threatening police as he sat in a chair and stopped traffic in the middle of the road in the state capital, Dehradun. “A team from Uttarakhand Police has left for Gurugram to arrest YouTuber Bobby Kataria,” said SHO Rajendra Rawat of Dehradun Cantt Police Station.
Previously, a case was registered under Sections 342, 336, 290 and 510 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and IT Act 67 and a non-releasable warrant against Kataria from the District Court was also obtained.
Kataria made headlines after she was discovered smoking inside a SpiceJet flight which surfaced on the internet. The airline later said the action was taken because the passenger had been placed on a no-fly list by the airline for 15 days in February 2022.
However, accused social media influencer Balvinder Kataria aka Bobby Kataria claimed that it was a dummy plane and that it was part of his shooting in Dubai.
“The video in which I was seen smoking is not a normal plane, it was a dummy plane and it was part of my shoot in Dubai. Taking a lighter inside the plane n is not allowed,” Kataria said. (ANI)