Puri’s Reputed Hotel Raided, 25 Persons Including 10 Dancing Girls Detained

**Puri:** Acting on a tip-off, the Marine Police raided a reputed hotel here and detained 25 persons on Wednesday night for obscene dance. Notably, a private party was being organised in the hotel where girls were dancing in an objectionable manner. The police got the information and acted swiftly.

It has even detained the event manager of the party and has started its investigation into the case.

According to sources, the other guests of the hotel who got disturbed by the late night party and dance numbers had complained the police after which this action was taken.

Additional SP Jagannath Pradhan informed, “It was a celebration party from some persons hailing from Jharsuguda and the girls belonged to two dance groups hired by them from Bhubaneswar. We had detained them only for verification. As we have now verified that they actually belong to the two dance groups, we will release them. However, the hotel authorities will be questioned regarding the allowance for late-night parties.”