Crackdown on gay party in Saharanpur, 13 held

December 28, 2010 03:50 IST

In a surprise raid on a gay bash Saharanpur police over the weekend arrested 13 people on charges of obscenity at a public place. Most of those arrested are outsiders who had come from places as far as Delhi, Haryana, Uttarakhand besides other western Uttar Pradesh districts.

The occasion was a birthday bash thrown by one Bunty Vinod, the owner of Bunty Beauty Parlour in Jafar Nawaz area, at Guru Tegh Bahadur Dharamshala on Ambala Road in Saharanpur. The party was attended by over 100 people, the police said. Police said many of the arrested persons are affluent and include doctors, lecturers, social activists and students.