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Kochi: National flag, Coast Guard flag found dumped in garbage; case filed

Kochi Police said a case has been registered under the Prevention of Insults to National Honour Act.

Edited By: Vani Mehrotra @vani_mehrotra New Delhi Published on: July 13, 2022 7:05 IST
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Image Source : ANI Kochi: National flag, Coast Guard flag found lying in garbage

Highlights

  • Life jackets and raincoats of the Coast Guard were also found at Irumpanam by locals
  • The locals had then informed the Hill Palace police about the items found in garbage
  • Police said the items found might have been handed over to be disposed of by the Coast Guard

Kochi: A case was registered and a probe was launched after the National flag and Indian Coast Guard flags were found dumped in Kerala's Kochi. According to the details, the flags were found in the garbage on Tuesday. 

Apart from the National flag and flags of the Coast Guard, life jackets, and raincoats of the Coast Guard were found at Irumpanam by locals and they informed the Hill Palace police.

Commenting on the incident, the police said the items which were found might have been handed over to be disposed of by the Coast Guard.

A case has been registered under the Prevention of Insults to National Honour Act.

Police also took up a case for dumping garbage in a residential area.

Police recovered the items from the garbage and kept those with them.

(With inputs from ANI)

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