As many as 37 people were apprehended in the wee hours of Sunday from Kolkata’s Park Hotel for partying and violating the Covid-related restrictions.
Moreover, two high-end cars and 38 mobile phones were among the several items seized in the raid at the five-star hotel on Park Street.
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“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,” a senior officer of the Kolkata Police said to a news agency.
“During the raid, some of those arrested pushed and manhandled police officers,” he added.
The police also seized two Pioneer DJ discs, an amplifier, two sound boxes, a DJ light, three hookahs, four liquor bottles and a ganja ”puria”.
A case was registered at the Park Street police station under relevant sections of the IPC and the Disaster Management Act, he said.