55 held for liquor ban violation in Patna – Patna News

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Following the route of the divisional commissioner, Patna Police performed raids at 80 lodges and 12 slum clusters on Sunday night time to verify on liquor violations.

The arrested included a railway guard, lodge supervisor and a contractor.

Meanwhile, visitors coming in the lodges for marriages claimed that the Patna Police breached their privateness by conducting raids.

A video went viral on social media exhibiting a group of Patna Police conducting a raid in a wedding corridor with none girls cops. The male policemen entered into the rooms of girls visitors and searched their belongings, together with suitcases, cabinets and bogs.

“During the search, an officer of the Patna Police told us that his team is following the orders from higher authorities and that they are under huge pressure,” Sunil Kumar, a visitor on the marriage get together mentioned.

He added that they tried to purpose with the police, saying that “the guests from the groom’s side drank liquor during the marriage party.”

Senior Superintendent of Police Upendra Sharma mentioned, “We have arrested over 300 persons ever since the direction given by Sanjay Agrawal, the Divisional Commissioner (DC) of Patna. Such raids will continue in the coming days.”

The DC has directed the authorities to strictly implement liquor ban in the state.

Under the directives, the operators of marriage halls, banquet halls, Dharamshalas and lodges should set up CCTV cameras at each place to control the actions of visitors. The concept is to cease violation of liquor prohibition legislation.

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