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BMC official among 15 held in raid at dance bar

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

At least 15 persons, including a senior of the (BMC), were arrested following a raid on a dance bar in at South early on Wednesday, police said.

The raid was conducted at the and Restaurant by a special team of additional commissioner of police South region, comprising local police around 12.30 am, an said.

"During the raid, police arrested nine members of the hotel management staff and six customers, which includes an rank of deputy municipal commissioner," he said.

A businessman, and some high profile persons were among those arrested, he said, adding that the female staff of the bar was let off.

The action was taken under different IPC sections and the Hotels Establishment Act, he said.

All the accused were produced before the court, which released them on bail, he said.

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First Published: Wed, May 15 2019. 23:26 IST