IPL 2022: Fans at DY Patil Stadium.© BCCI/IPL
Police have registered an offense against two police officers for clicking photos allegedly under the influence of alcohol in the bio bubble created for IPL players to prevent the spread of COVID-19 at DY Patil Stadium in Navi Mumbai an official said Tuesday. The incident took place on Monday evening when the two police officers were in uniform and deployed to the stadium in the Nerul area to provide security for IPL matches, he said. The officers, Ravindra Mate, 33, who was working with the Navi Mumbai Police, and Narendra Nagpure, 36, who was attached to the Thane Police, left their place of duty at the stadium and entered the bio-bubble, the police said. officer.
Both police personnel entered the bio-bubble under the influence of alcohol and clicked photos, he said, adding that they are booked under section 85(1) of the Maharashtra Prohibition Act (behaving disorderly under the influence of alcohol) and further probe was underway.
Bio-bubble is a restricted area that can only be accessed by players, commentators and broadcasters and no outsider can enter the zone. The measure was introduced to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.
On Monday, a match between Gujarat Titans and Sunrisers Hyderabad took place at DY Patil Stadium.
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