Suresh Raina among 34 arrested after raid at Mumbai Club

Suresh Raina among 34 arrested after raid at Mumbai Club

MUMBAI: Indian cricketer Suresh Raina was arrested in Mumbai after a raid at the Mumbai Dragonfly club near the Mumbai airport. The cricketer has since been released on bail. The arrests were made for keeping the establishment open beyond the permissible time limit and not following Covid norms. As per a report in India Today, also among those arrested were singer Guru Randhawa and celebrity Sussanne Khan. A total of 34 people were arrested, including seven members of the hotel staff. The club is situated in Hotel JW Marriot in Andheri and the arrests were made around 2.30 am under section 188 of IPC, Bombay Police Act and Epidemic Disease Act. Mumbai Police has issued an official statement which says that an “offence has been registered u/s 188, 269, 34 IPC and u/s 51 NDMA against 34 persons at Sahar police station after the raid was conducted at 2.50 AM at Dragonfly pub, for keeping establishment open beyond the permissible time limit, not following Covid norms such as social distancing, not wearing a face mask.” Raina is set to represent his home state of Uttar Pradesh (UP) in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, slated to begin on January 10. Raina, 34, attended a camp of the Uttar Pradesh Cricket Association.

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