Delhi Police books 3 nightclubs for breaching Covid-19 guidelines, arrests 1 | Latest Delhi News

Delhi police booked three nightclubs in the city for breaching Covid-19 guidelines and also arrested the manager of one of the establishments, but was later released on bail, the agency reported on Tuesday. of the ANI press. The three nightclubs are Key Nightclub at the Samrat Hotel in Chanakyapuri and Junkyard Cafe and The Amplifier at Connaught Place.

Police took action against Key nightclub after a PCR call was received on August 30 from someone alleging minors were attending a party inside the club. After reaching the club, police found no such party, but many of the guests present were not wearing masks or maintaining social distancing, the PTI news agency reported citing officials. Police filed an FIR against Key Nightclub the same day.

The FIRs against two other popular Connaught Place joints were registered for the same reason and for serving hookahs at their outlets. Police registered FIR against Junkyard on September 1, while Amplifier was booked on August 28. Both FIRs were registered under Sections 188 (disobeying an order duly issued by an official), 269 (negligently doing an act known to be likely to spread infection of any disease dangerous to life) and 270 (malignant act capable of spreading infection of a life-threatening disease) of Indian Penal Code and Epidemic Diseases Act and COPTA (Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Act), according to the police.

Delhi is operating under partial restrictions after the government began lifting the Covid-induced lockdown following the surge in daily cases. Covid-19 cases have been declining in Delhi over the past few weeks and on Tuesday the nation’s capital recorded 50 new infections, according to the government’s health department. This is a drastic drop from the peak of 25,000 Covid-19 cases every day in April.

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