After sniffing prostitution and immoral activities being conducted in some of the bars in the Kashimira belt, raids were carried out at Springs, Mantra, Red Horse and Night City by the cops

. SURESH GOLANI Bhayandar After reining

in Mumbai citys nightlife, ACP Vasant Dhoble of the Social Service Branch ( SSB- Mumbai) stepped into Mira- Bhayandar and raided four ” Orchestra Bars” on the stretch of the Western Express Highway between Dahisar Check Naka and Kashimira police station late on Saturday night.

According to the police, a tip off regarding prostitution and immoral activities being conducted in some of the bars in the Kashimira belt, led to raids at Springs, Mantra, Red Horse and Night City ( operating under the jurisdiction of the Kashimira police) by the SSB team in assistance with police personnel from the Kashimira police station at about 9 pm on Saturday.

55 bargirls have been arrested and booked under section 110 of the, Bombay Police Act, 1951. Although the raiding team had detained the managers of the bars and customers present in the bar premises, all of them were let off on the spot, said sources.

” Extensive search operations were carried out at each and every room of the guest house attached to the bars, however, no evidence related to prostitution activities were found, prompting us to register an offence under the Bombay Police Act.” revealed a police officer. Orchestra Bars in the Mira- Bhayandar region, double up as brothels that work till 3 to 4 am, especially on weekends.

EXTENSIVE search operations were carried out at each and every room of the guest house attached to the bars, however, no evidence related to prostitution activities were found, prompting the police to register an offence under the Bombay Police Act

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