Four drunk Delhi University students on Saturday followed the car of Union Textiles Minister Smriti Irani in Lutyens’ Delhi, after which they were detained, police said.
Around 5.15 pm, the minister called police saying that some youths in a car were following her vehicle, a senior police officer said.
Acting on the complaint, police intercepted the car in which the four youths were travelling. The four students, aged 18-19 years, have been detained at Chanakyapuri police station.
“Their medical examination has confirmed the presence of alcohol in their blood. They were returning from a friend's birthday party in south Delhi and were roaming in the area for fun,” a policeman said.
Legal action will be taken against the accused youths.
Further details in the matter are awaited.