The Enforcement Agency Night Team in association with
S.S Branch received information that an illegal Orchestra (dance bar) was in operation in Wadala
Relying on the information API Balasaheb Kanawade, PSI Kanerkar and Team conducted the raid at Sagar Restaurant and Orchestra (Dance) Bar, Shop No 280, 1/4, & 2/2, Salt Pan Road, Wadala (E), Mumbaiunder the guidance of ACP Chandrakant Jadhav Enforcement, CB, Mumbai on 31 December at 01:15 hrs.
During the raid, the Police found
15 accused and took them into Custody at Wadala Police Station and rescued 8 Girls.
An offence under CCTNS C R No .318 /22, u/s 188, 34, IPC, R/W 8 (2), (4) Prohibition of Obscene Dancing in Hotels, Restaurants and Bar rooms and Protection of the dignity of the Women (working in them) act 2016 against all the accused.
The Police seized Rs. 40,590/- cash,1-laptop (Rs-25,000),
1 speaker (Rs-2000),1 Amplifier (Rs-25,000),1 Aux cable
(Rs- 500),1 Memory Card
Total Amount recovered amid seizure Rs.93,090/-.
Further investigation is handed over to the concerned Police Station.
Earlier the Enforcement Agency in association with Mumbai Police (Crime) had carried series of raids at Samudra Restaurant and Bar, Orchestra Bar (Dance Clip) in Malad East.
Shivleela (Orchestra) Bar and Restaurant Andheri (w)Jayprit (Orchestra) Bar and Restaurent”, Tiger Hookah Parlour in Chembur, EPITOME Global Dining and Hooka Parlour in, Lower Parel, White House (Orchestra) Bar and Restaurant im Worli, Ghungroo (Orchestra) Bar and Restaurant in Ghatkopar and so forth.
Despite the raids in the above mentioned Orchestra Bars and Hookah Parlours and accused arrested yet the shady business continues.