Udaipur police on Tuesday raided 3 hookah bars being operated in different areas and arrested 4 people including their owners and managers.Police also seized hookahs and flavoured nicotine products during the raid from these hookah bars.
The action was a part of a drive against gangs involved in thr trade drugs and other addictive substances.
Adsp. Gopal Swaroop Mewara told media that three teams were formed under the supervision of Deputy Sp and SHOs of Sukher and Amabamata police station.
The teams raided the Angara Restaurant at Suhbagpura area and had arrested one Rahul Khatik for operating the hookah bar and had also seized a hookah and few addictive products from the place.
Rahul has been arrested and booked for his crime while report has been registered against one of his aide Vikram Singh for being involved in the crime, said Adsp Mewara.
Two other teams raided Aman Kara Restaurant and Lake View Restaurant at Devali at Naga Nagri and Dewali areas under Amabamata police station and arrested 3 men for illegally operating hookah bars at these palces.The arrested accused were identified as Anil Singh Rajput(22), Mohit (25) and Bhavesh (30).
Police has also seized few hookahs and addictive products from these two places which were later seized, the accused are still under interrogation.
The drive against the illegal hookahs and addictive will continue in the city, said Mewara.
The news last updated on 17th June 2020.