Police teams conducted raids on bars in Saheed Nagar, Kharvel Nagar, Unit VIII, Chandrasekharpur and Khandagiri areas late on Saturday night and fined as many as 50 perons for violating Covid guidelines. Police also collected charges from bar managers.
According to information, while eight bars were raided, Mad Mule Bar under the Kharavel Nagar PS and Ajit Bar and Restaurant at Unit VII under the Capital police station were found violating Covid norms. Customers were seen not following Covid norms.
The police recommended Excise Department to seal some bars that were found serving liquor to customers in violation of Covid norms.
Latest reports said the Excise Department rose to action promptly and sealed the Ajit Bar at Unit VIII.