One Hotel ‘selling’ liquor during lockdown raided


The Crime Branch of the Pune city police raided a hotel in Koregaon Park area for purportedly selling liquor despite a ban throughout the nationwide lockdown due to the coronavirus crisis. Police confiscated foreign and country liquor and additional items worth Rs. 8.84 lakh.
On Friday, a press release issued by Deputy Commissioner of Police (Crime) Bachchan Singh stated that moving on a tip-off to Additional Commissioner of Police (Crime) Ashok Morale, a team put a trap and sent a dummy customer to purchase liquor at Satrang Resto & Bar in Koregaon Park.
After verifying that the hotel was selling liquor, police along with Assistant Commissioner Sanjay Patil of the excise department raided the premises and arrested a person named Kalimuddin Shaikh.


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