Nagpur: A Special Squad of Zone 1 under the directives of DCP Smartna Patil raided two hookah parlours in MIDC area. Cops have seized hookah pots, flavoured tobacco and other material. Four teenage boys and two girls, who were found enjoying the heady stuff, have been detained.
The first raid was conducted at WTF Hookah Parlour at Electronic Zone Square around 6.30 pm on Tuesday. The raiding cops found three boys and a girl smoking hookah in the den. 14 big-small hookah pots, flavoured tobacco and other material were seized from the den and also arrested Asif Rashid Sheikh (30), a resident of Ashok Square.
The second raid was carried out at Hidden Hookah Parlour in the same locality where the cops noticed a boy and a girl smoking hookah in a private room. The cops nabbed owner of the den –Akash Ravindra Chouhan (29), a resident of Plot No 58, Indraprastha Nagar, Panse Lay-out.
The accused have been booked under relevant Sections of Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Act and Bombay Police Act. The raiding squad consisted of PSI Prashant Jadhav, constable Swapnil, NPCs Sandip and Nilesh.