In what has come as a dampener ahead of New Year’s Eve celebrations, the Hyderabad police have placed restrictions on the entry of stags (both men and women) at NYE events.
Hyderabad Police has put a ban on the entry of singles at New Year's Eve parties. Permission will get granted to only couples and their acquaintances, police added.
Further, guidelines issued state those found drunk driving will have their vehicles seized and the driver will have to visit the court, pay a fine of ₹10,000 or go to jail or both.
The police have also barred DJs from these events, stating that permissions with stipulated conditions should have granted on a case-to-case basis. The guidelines and details of restrictions had issued to event organizers who will have to adhere to these norms on New Year’s Eve.
The vehicles of those found drunk driving will get seized and the driver will have to visit the police station the next day to get produced before a Magistrate along with the charge sheet. The vehicle will remain seized for two to three working days due to paperwork.
Event organizers are to declare the maximum number of people that allowed to the venue.