Bhubaneswar, Oct 15: With an aim to keep a check on anti-social activities ahead of Durga Puja, Commissionerate Police conducted surprise raids on various bars and nightclubs in Bhubaneswar last night.
A special team of the Commissionerate Police conducted raids at several bars, and nightclubs in Chandrasekharpur, Patia, Cuttack Road, Mancheswar, and Infocity.
During the raid, it came to the fore that several bars in the city were operating beyond the stipulated timings.
As per reports, a majority of the bars in Patia and Chandrasekharpur areas of the city were found operating till 2:30 a.m.
Police said that action will be taken against the owners of such bars, and nightclubs for violating the norms.