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Navi Mumbai crime: 11 women waiters among 31 booked for 'obscene acts' at bar

Updated on: 18 November,2023 04:48 PM IST  |  Mumbai
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Navi Mumbai crime: The Navi Mumbai Police in Maharashtra have registered a case against 31 persons, including 11 women waiters and singers, for allegedly indulging in obscenity

Navi Mumbai crime: 11 women waiters among 31 booked for 'obscene acts' at bar

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Navi Mumbai crime: : The Navi Mumbai Police in Maharashtra have registered a case against 31 persons, including 11 women waiters and singers, for allegedly indulging in obscenity at a restaurant-cum-bar at Nerul in Navi Mumbai, an official said on Saturday, reported the PTI.


The action against them was taken following a raid conducted at the bar during the intervening night of Thursday and Friday, he said.


"During the operation, the female singers were found misbehaving with the customers and making obscene gestures at them. The customers were also found encouraging them," senior inspector Ravindra Daundkar of the Turbhe police station said, as per the PTI.


Apart from the 11 women, three male waiters, 16 customers, the owner and manager were also booked, he said.

The case against the accused was registered under the Indian Penal Code (IPC) sections 294 (obscene acts and songs) and 34 (common intention), the police said.

Meanwhile, the police in Thane registered a case against 22 persons, including two owners, women and singers, after they raided a bar in the city, an official said on Wednesday, reported news agency PTI.

The police raided the bar on the intervening night of November 11 and 12 and found several violations with regard to permits and other regulations, said the station house officer of Chitalsar police station, reported PTI.

Apart from two owners and some bar girls and singers, the police have also added the names of a few customers in the first information report (FIR), he said, adding that no arrests have been made yet, reported PTI.

In an another incident, a couple and one more person have been booked for allegedly cheating a hospital by siphoning off insurance money, a Navi Mumbai police official said on Saturday.

One of the accused was working in the third party administrator (TPA) department of a hospital in Kharghar, while the other persons charged for cheating and criminal breach of trust are her husband and an associate, he said.

"She misappropriated funds related to insurance claims of patients while she was working in the hospital's TPA department between November 2022 and April this year. The total amount she allegedly siphoned off is Rs 8.25 lakh," the Kharghar police station official said.

(with PTI inputs)

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