Bhubaneswar Police To Tighten Noose On Dance Bars

Bhubaneswar: The Commissionerate of Police has decided to enforce strict surveillance on dance bars operating in the capital city.

A day after a raid on five dance bars here by the Excise Department, Commissionerate Police stated that those facilities which violate guidelines will face the music.

DCP Dr Uma Shankar Dash said, “We are reviewing the licenses given for musical programmes at such places. Following this a surveillance will be mounted and those found violating the regulations will be penalised.”

According to reports, the police is very likely to conduct surprise raids on dance in the city to check violation of regulations in the license as well as COVID guidelines.