Mumbai: Suresh Raina, Guru Randhawa, Sussane Khan among 34 booked at club for violating COVID-19 norms
Mumbai: Indian cricketer Suresh Raina, Bollywood singer Guru Randhawa, B-town celebrity Sussanne Khan were arrested in Mumbai after a raid at the Dragonfly club near the Mumbai airport.
A total of 34 people were arrested in the raid, including seven staff members of the Mumbai based club. The accused were booked for violating COVID-19 protocols. All were released on bail later. The arrests were made after a raid at Dragonfly club for operating the establishment beyond the permissible time limit and not following norms of COVID-19.
The top celebrities were booked under section 188 of IPC, Bombay Police Act and Epidemic Disease Act. According to Republic World, Mumbai Police issued an official statement which read, “offence has been registered u/s 188, 269, 34 IPC and u/s 51 NDMA against 34 persons at Sahar police station after raid was conducted at 2.50 AM at Dragonfly pub, for keeping establishment open beyond permissible time limit, not following Covid norms such as social distancing, not wearing face mask.”
Meanwhile, Maharashtra government on Monday had announced a night curfew in municipal corporation limits as a precautionary step due to rising concerns over a new coronavirus strain spreading in the UK. Ahead of the New Year’s eve, the state government has also imposed a series of limitations on public activity around the state including in Mumbai.