Indian cricketer Suresh Raina and singer Guru Randhawa were arrested by Mumbai Police after it raided Mumbai Dragonfly club near the Mumbai airport. Both the celebs were later released on bail.
Atleast 34 people were arrested in the raid for violating Covid norms. Senior officer of the Sahar police station said singer Guru Randhawa and cricketer Suresh Raina were among those who were arrested and booked for violating the norms.
Cricketer Suresh Raina and others were booked under Section 188 (Disobedience to order duly promulgated by public servant), 269 (whoever unlawfully or negligently does any act which is, and which he knows or has reason to believe to be, likely to spread the infection of any disease dangerous to life), 34 (Acts done by several persons in furtherance of common intention) of IPC and provisions of NMDA.
Police made the arrests after the club kept the establishment open beyond the permissible time limit and not following Covid norms.
On Monday, Maharashtra government had declared a night curfew in municipal corporation areas as a precautionary step amid growing concerns over a new coronavirus variant spreading in Britain apart from putting restrictions on flight movements.
The Maharashtra government on Monday imposed a night curfew in the state and particularly in Mumbai from December 22 to January 5 as a precautionary step.