Nagpur: Cracking a whip against the unlawful functioning of liquor selling activities during the pandemic, Zone 3 Police led by Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Lohit Matani closed down Vasan Wine Shop for 30 days, under Section 142(2) of the Mahrashtra Prohibition Act.
DCP Matani had already conducted special meeting with wine shop, beer bar and country liquor shop owners and conveyed directives to follow the norms set by the District Administration else face stern action at the hands of cops.
Despite guidelines issued by the District Administration, many liquor sellers found mocking the basic norms — be it wearing masks or following social distancing norms.
These shops were often found violating standard functioning time issued by the administration amid pandemic threat.
Intervening into the matter, DCP Matani had conducted the special meeting with the businessmen involved in liquor selling business. Which followed by the stern action.