Police raid pub in Bengaluru’s Indiranagar, 32 women rescued

Bengaluru: A well-known pub in Indiranagar was raided on and 32 women were rescued. Acting on a tip-off, the Jeevanbhima Nagar police raided the bar around 10.45 pm on June 30, according to a report in The Hindu. 

The police disguised themselves as customers and entered the bar. The girls, who were employed as bartenders, were forced to do live performances, the report said. 

"Bengaluru Raided a pub on 80feet road indiranagar, rescued 32 women who were made to be dressed indecently and involved in obscene acts, booked case against management of the pub…," Ajay Hilori, Deputy Commissioner of Police in Bengaluru East said on Twitter.

The police booked the pub's owner as well as the manager under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code. 

The pub, located on 80-ft road in Indiranagar, is a bustling locality with a vibrant nightlife. Noisy pubs and lounges irk residents who have often complained about the issue to civic authorities.

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