Police have raided a bar in Maharashtra’s Thane district and arrested 56 individuals, together with waitresses and clients, for allegedly violating the COVID-19 prevention pointers and indulging in obscenity, an official stated on Tuesday.
Acting on a tip-off, the police raided the bar situated in Thane’s Dombivli space on Sunday night time and located varied members of the bar employees and clients not carrying masks and likewise not following any social distancing norms, senior police inspector Vilas Patil of Kalyan crime unit-III stated.
Some of the individuals current there have been additionally discovered indulging in obscenity, the police stated.
Following the raid, the police arrested 56 individuals, together with 21 waitresses, 30 clients and different bar employees members, the official stated.
The police additionally seized money value Rs 63,410 and a music system from the premises, he stated.
The Manpada police registered offenses in opposition to the accused below Indian Penal Code Sections 294 (obscene acts and songs), 188 (disobedience to order duly promulgated by public servant), 269, 270 (negligent, malignant acts more likely to unfold an infection of illness harmful to life) ) and 34 (frequent intention).
The accused had been additionally charged below provisions of the Epidemic Diseases Act and the Disaster Management Act, the police added.
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