Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Sep 30 (ANI): As many as seven girls were rescued in a raid conducted at a downtown bar by Mumbai Police in the wee hours of Sunday. Also Read - Coronavirus: 56-year-old Man Dies After Testing Positive in Mumbai's Dharavi, BMC Seals Building

The police raided Sandeep Palace Bar, located at Grant Road, at around 1:00 AM, and arrested 12 customers. Also Read - Maharashtra: Coronavirus Cases Climb to 335, PM Modi Speaks to Uddhav Thackeray | Top 10 Points

Five waiters, a cashier, and the manager of the bar were also arrested. Also Read - Coronavirus in Maharashtra: Number of Cases Reaches 320, Toll 12

A case has been registered at the Gamdevi Police station under sections 294, 114, 34, IPC r/w 3, 8(1)(2)(4) of the Maharashtra Prohibition of Obscene in Hotels, Restaurants and Bar rooms and the Protection of Dignity of Woman Act, 2016.

Further details are awaited. (ANI)

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