Raipur News: Liquor was being served late night twice against the rule, police launched special checking campaign

Raipur. Raipur Crime News Liquor is being served till late night in the clubs and bars of Raipur city, the capital of Chhattisgarh. Recently, there was a fierce dispute with the police who had gone to shut down the club in Telibandha police station area. After which the police did surprise checking of the bar and club. Different teams raided and took action.

In fact, On the Rock Bar located at Hotel Florence of VIP Road under Police Station Telibandha area and Titos Bar located at Ring Road No.-02 under Police Station DD Nagar area were found to be operating till late night against the rules. The operators of the said bar have been instructed by the police to close the bar within the time period fixed by the government in the past as well. Due to serving liquor to the customers in the bar till late night, a situation of law and order is created among the customers.

were consuming banned e-cigarettes

On the other hand, on the intervening night of Sunday-Monday, two persons were found consuming banned e-cigarettes at On The Rock bar, and legal action was taken against them at Police Station Telibandha. Liquor was being served by the operator of Titos Bar by making counters in three places on one license, which is illegal. A letter has been written to the Excise Department by the police to suspend the license of both the bars and take action after duly investigating the violation of the rules and conditions laid down by the government by the operators of both the bars.

Four liquor shops will be replaced, decision after protest

People are facing problems due to liquor shops in the residential areas of capital Raipur. At the same time, there is continuous protest against this. In the past, demonstrations were also seen in the Bhatagaon liquor shop. After this, tender has been floated by the Excise Department to change the location of three other liquor shops including Bhatagaon. Now their hideouts will be removed from the residential areas of the city, around schools and colleges and markets. In the tender, information has been sought from people about their warehouse, shop and commercial space. However, many people have also lodged objections to this tender.

He says that the officers of the department, in connivance with many people, have made tender rules in such a way that they can get shops to whomever they want. Tender for shops is issued every year by the Excise Department. But the officers claim that the tender is being issued only for the purpose of reducing the rent, so that the shops can be operated at a low cost. 80 lakh to one crore rupees are being spent annually in rental shops. It is claimed to reduce this expenditure every year, but there is no significant reduction in it. This time also it is being estimated that this expenditure will be more.

Posted By: Vinita Sinha



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