Two youth, reported to be under the influence of liquor, were detained at Chromepet police station on charges of assaulting traffic policemen on Sunday last. Traffic policemen said that a team of traffic policemen were on duty on GST Road, Chromepet, intercepted two young men riding a high speed motorcycle. Even as the traffic police sub-inspector was making enquiries, asking for their documents and verifying the same, one of the motorcyclists picked up an argument and is also reported to have picked up a quarrel with the traffic policemen.
Following a message over the police wireless, a mobile patrol picked and took them to Chromepet police station. Subsequently, they were taken to Tambaram Taluk Government Hospital, where a medical test established that they were driving under the influence of liquor. Further investigations are on.