Yogesh Gowda Hookah Parlour operator in Mira-Bhayandar and Staffers arrested under section 285 of IPC for operating illegal Hookah Joint

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Yogesh Gowda Hookah Parlour operator in Mira-Bhayandar and Staffers arrested under section 285 of IPC for operating illegal Hookah Joint

In their crackdown on illegal hookah joints, and acting on a tip off, a team led by Senior Police Inspector- Vijaysingh Bagal and API-Shivkumar Gaikwad of Mira Road Police Station swooped down on-G.H. Caterers and Restaurant- an located in Gaurav Enclave area doubled up as a hookah joint on the first floor.

The operator identified as Yogesh Gowda and waiters were taken into custody and arrested under section 285 of the IPC for negligent conduct with respect to fire or combustible matter.
The soliciting customers were rounded up by the police team.

Apart from finding use of tobacco-laced hookah, the police team also observed charcoal burners in the hookah parlour which was operating from a congested section without safety measures and without proper fire exits which could lead to fire traps in case of an emergency situation.

While the operator identified as-Yogesh Gowda (47) and waiters were taken into custody, soliciting customers were rounded up by the police team. Scores of illegal joints continue to operate in the twin-city under the garb of serving herbal tobacco-free hookah by obtaining licenses under the shops and establishment act without following any regulations.

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