UK students booked for disrespecting Indian flag

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Alappuzha, Aug 15: Kerala police has filed a case against nine British students for allegedly showing disrespect towards the Indian flag during the Nehru Trophy Boat race on Saturday, Aug 14.

According to the police sources, the students, studying in a medical education institution in Kerala, allegedly draped the national tricolour around the lower part of their body while cruising on a house-boat at the Punnamada Lake where the boat race was taking place.

When they disembarked from the boat, the police gathered their personal details and a case was registered.

They were let off after registering the case at the North Police station, police sources said.

President Pratibha Patil was the chief guest at the event.

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