Senior BMC official among 15 arrested during raid at Colaba dance bar

Senior BMC official among 15 arrested during raid at Colaba dance bar
Nine members of the hotel management staff and six customers, which includes an officer rank of deputy municipal commissioner, were arrested during the raid (Representational Image)

A senior Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) official was among 15 people arrested following a raid on a dance bar in Colaba at South Mumbai during the wee hours of Wednesday.

According to officials, nine members of the hotel management staff and six customers, which includes an officer rank of deputy municipal commissioner, were arrested during the raid.

A businessman, a government official and some high-profile persons were among those arrested, he said, adding that the female staff of the bar was let off.

The action was taken under different sections of the Indian Penal Code and the Maharashtra Hotels Establishment Act.

All the accused were produced before the court, which released them on bail.

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