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Mumbai nightclubs, dance bars raided; over 600 detained

February 25, 2004 09:52 IST

In a major crackdown, the Mumbai police conducted raids on over 40 nightclubs and dance bars on Tuesday night and detained over 600 bar girls, employees and customers.

The raids, which were conducted in north, central and southern Mumbai, continued throughout the night, police said.

The operation, carried out by all additional police commissioners in assistance with DCPs, was supervised by Police Commissioner A N Roy.

Over 600 people detained following the raids are likely to be arrested and produced in various metropolitan courts in
the city during the day, sources said.

Mumbai police is likely to initiate disciplinary action against the police officers in whose jurisdiction these bars operated.

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Number of User Comments: 8

Sub: why?

Why do you have to close the bars now? it is going to make life harder, girls will go into prostitution, you will start hearing ...

Posted by kam

Sub: dance bars

i really think..strict actions must be taken against the dance bars owners as welll the whole business of dance bars. Y make women dance around??? ...

Posted by prashalee

Sub: life is not fair

police have raided dance bars and rescued hundreds of girls.good to hear that.but does anybody knows what will happen to those girls now? where will ...

Posted by does that matter

Sub: BARS are here to stay ! Police have no space to put the culprits behind BARS!

100% cock and bull story! This is what Mumbai police are popularly known for. Create some hue and cry and then when the sizzle fizzles, ...

Posted by Rajesh Premani

Sub: raids

The raids on the dance bars is nothing but a farce.if the cops are so serious,they can shut them down anytime.also where is the need ...

Posted by adam



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