Mumbai: BMC continued its crackdown over the weekend against eateries, bars and pubs for violating Covid-19 norms by filing FIRs against three bars and pubs in Andheri (West) on Sunday. According to BMC officials, these places were found violating Covid-19 protocols of social distancing, crowd control and use of face masks.
Dr Ajit Pampatwar, health officer of the BMC’s K-West ward filed a complaint at the Amboli police station and FIRs were registered against Amethhyyst Lounge Bar, Arbour 28 and Club Illusions.
“There was no social distancing, most were not wearing masks and there was more than 50% occupancy,” Dr Pampatwar said in his complaint.
BMC had on Saturday, filed an FIR against 145 Bandra, a restaurant cum bar, for allowing close to 250 people at the outlet. Civic squads also raided and penalised bars and pubs such as Irish House, U Turn Sports Bar and Quarter Pillar Bar in the Bandra-Khar area.
The fines ranged from Rs 20,000 to Rs 30,000.—Chaitanya Marpakwar