Four tourists from Punjab were arrested for attacking and waving swords at a public spot in Manali after they were asked to reverse their car, which was causing a traffic jam. 

A case has been registered against four-person under relevant sections of the IPC and Arms Act, informed Gurdev Sharma, SP Kullu. They are booked under sections 147, 148, 149, 323, 506 and 25.

It is also said that the tourists were drunk. 

According to sources, Harish Kumar of Bhadyar village of Kotli tehsil of Mandi district filed a complaint against four men. In his complaint, Kumar told police that he was going from the Manali bus stand towards Rangdi when he saw a car with a Patiala number plate that overtook the traffic near the resthouse of BBMB and it caused a jam. When they were asked to reverse the car, the accused men came out of the car with swords and began quarrelling with the public there. 

Harish suffered injuries in the incident. 

The case is being investigated by Manali Police ASI Narpat Ram. 

Four arrests have been made in connection to the case. The accused arrested are - Ravindra Singh (21), village Bhagwan, Tehsil Sunam (Sangrur), Dilbir Singh (28), village Garh Sindhra, Sangrur, Amandeep Singh (24), village Dharamgarh, Sangrur and Jasraj village Kandyal Sangrur. 

A video of the incident has gone viral and is being circulated on social media where two youths can be seen waving swords. Meanwhile, more details are awaiting in the matter. 

A similar incident happened last month when a tourist from Amritsar, Punjab chopped the finger of a local man. The victim was attacked with a sword and suffered serious injuries. Later the accused was arrested from the Koksar in Lahaul Spiti. 

Incidents of tourist hooliganism and assault have been increasing in Himachal in recent times.  

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