Mumbai: 14 held for violating Covid norms with bash at hotel | Mumbai Information

A movie get of the celebration at Voltage

Mumbai: Police arrested 14 persons, which include the manager of Voltage Club at Hotel Ramee, for assembling in violation of section 144 and celebrating a birthday get together on Sunday night time. A video of the celebration went viral on social media and quite a few puzzled how so lots of men and women gathered, but ordinary folks are scrutinised by police when going out for some important get the job done.
Voltage Club supervisor Avinash Devendra and Jagdish Chunal, a Khar resident, and a lady ended up among the these booked. Chunal was arrested by Financial Offences Wing (EOW) in 2013 for fraudulently shopping for a flat and cheating the flat-operator.
Santacruz law enforcement handed over the 14 to Khar police, who booked them beneath Indian Penal Code sections for disobedience to purchase duly promulgated by general public servant, violation of Covid norms and segment 144 of Mumbai Police Act. All ended up later on granted bail at the law enforcement station itself, explained Gajanand Kabdule, senior inspector of Khar police.
Chunal informed TOI, “It was not a bash. Friday was my birthday, so on Saturday, when I visited the hotel, number of employees associates slice a compact cake. Items have been blown out of proportion.’’
Mumbai Police took cognizance of the party following social activist Mohsin Shaikh uploaded the online video on twitter and tagged them. “When my supply despatched me the movie I decided to deliver the culprits to guide. I right away tagged Mumbai Law enforcement. No 1 was wearing a mask, there was no social distancing. Is lockdown meant only for everyday people today?” mentioned Shaikh.

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