Sunny Leone visits Kochi for inaugural event; police book mobile company, onlookers for blocking road

Bollywood dancer and actress Sunny Leone recently brought life to a halt, quite literally, in Kochi, Kerala when she visited the city to inaugurate a mobile store. The event was held at MG road on Thursday, 17 August, where crowds of people gathered to get a glimpse of Leone, and social media was filled with tweets and Facebook posts put up by locals occupying entire roads.

Sunny Leone. Image from Facebook

Sunny Leone. Image from Facebook

The police has now filed a complaint against the mobile company and others present for blocking the road and traffic for hours, booking them under IPC sections 283 (obstruction in public way) and 34 (acts done by several persons in furtherance of common intention), reportsIndian Express. They said that they faced difficulties while managing the crowd; they did not anticipate so many people to throng the location, reports Deccan Chronicle.

The central police added that fines would be imposed on those who were found guilty of parking unauthorised vehicles. It is also reported that the crowds caused much damage to property, while buses were climbed on top of to get an aerial view, two-wheelers were damaged by the crowds on the street. The barricades put up by the Kochi Metro as a part of the beautification process were uprooted.

Sunny Leone herself put up several tweets describing the response she received in Kochi.

 


Published Date: Aug 18, 2017 07:28 pm | Updated Date: Aug 18, 2017 07:28 pm