37 People Arrested for Partying & Violating COVID-19 Restrictions in Kolkata

Party arrested Kolkata restrictions bar hotel club

Snehal Upadhyay-

Kolkata Police arrested 37 people from a five-star hotel, ‘The Park’ for partying and not following COVID-19 restrictions.

“Acting on a tip-off, a raid was conducted at Park Hotel around 1.15 am and 37 people were arrested from the second and third floors for partying with loud music amid the COVID-related restrictions,” stated the Senior Officer of the Kolkata Police.

West Bengal with the pursuance of the COVID-19 situation had extended the statewide lockdown till July 15th.

According to the lockdown restriction rules movement of individuals and outdoor activities remained prohibited between 9 PM to 5 AM in case of an emergency only one can be permitted to move.

The police raided the hotel and seized high-end cars and 38 mobile phones among several other items like two Pioneer DJ discs, an amplifier, two sound boxes, a DJ light, three hookahs, four liquor bottles and a ganja ‘puria’. 

Some of the arrested people also misbehaved with the Police Officers.

A case has also been registered under relevant Sections of the Indian Penal Code and the Disaster Management Act against all the 37 people so involved.

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