The Tribune Press Service
Bathinda, December 10
The Affiliation of Accommodations and Eating places held a gathering Monday on the HRV lodge of town in opposition to the police raid organized on the Handi Lodge and Bar a number of days in the past.
The hoteliers determined to discover the authorized opinion of this incident and likewise deliberate to fulfill the Union Minister of Tourism, to whom they "expose" the police for defaming the lodge sector of town.
The President of the Punjab Lodge and Restaurant Affiliation, Satish Arora, mentioned: "We held immediately a gathering at which all of us condemned the police assault on the lodge Handi."
He mentioned, "If the police should take motion in opposition to rooms reserved for single couples, the federal government ought to first cease on-line portals, which supply pleasant bookings for couples. At current, 80% of bookings are on-line. "
As well as, he mentioned case underneath the Excise Act had been registered, whereas no officer of the excise division had accompanied the police on the time of the raid. The police had no energy to regulate alcoholic drinks, he added.
Arora mentioned the police had taken authorized motion even though she had proven the Supreme Court docket's resolution on adultery, however she ignored it.
He additionally claimed that they’d not but discovered how far the lawsuit had been introduced as a result of all of the paperwork, in addition to copies of the bank card, had been issued to them. identification of the shopper, had been proven to the police.
Members Neeraj Bajpai, Tarun Gupta, Sikander Goyal, Rajawat Jatinder, Ch Partap Singh, Bikranjeet Singh Bahia, Jaspal Singh, Mohan Chabra, Charanjit Singh, Jagdish Grover and others attended the assembly.
On December eight, the police raided the lodge in a restaurant situated on Goniana Highway, close to Lake Quantity three.
The police had secret data that one thing was going flawed within the lodge. Performing on data, a police staff raided the place. The motion of the police continued till late within the night.
The police had filed a grievance in opposition to the proprietor and two Handi restaurant managers underneath the Immoral Trafficking Act and the Alcohol Act for failing to fulfill the requirements.
The OHSS said that it had picked up undesirable materials from the lodge and probed it. After the tip of the investigation, they might say all the things, he added.
SSP, Dr. Nanak Singh, mentioned, "Hoteliers have the best to problem, however we did what we needed to, in line with the data we obtained."