Massive raid on pub and bars for supplying liquor to minors

Dr B Thomas (Special Correspondent)

In a special drive launched by the central division police conducted raids simultaneously and registered three cases registered against bars, pubs and restaurants in Ashoknagar and cubbon park police station limits for serving alcohol to minors .

Based on the directions from the city police commissioner several teams and carried on search operations at the pubs and bars on Sunday night to fight the managements have allowed minors and serving them liquor.

Chungh bar and restaurant church Street, yashasvini bar and restaurant in neelsandra, and Eshwari bar and restaurant in Bajaj street have been in the dock .

This is a gross violations under excise rules, a police officer said adding that the bars which found floating the rules and serving liquor to minors have been sealed apart from cases registered against them under excise act.

The Excise department has been intimated to take necessary action against them including suspending the licenses .

The raids on bars,pubs and other establishments are instructions from commissioner sir.So all credits go to him and more than 50 cases and regular check is happening on his instructions. The drive will continue across the city to check the violations a senior officer told reporters.