Shock therapy in restaurants
Over the past two days, Central Division police have struggled to book hotels in violation of covid standards and nighttime curfew rules. Ashok Nagar Police have reserved five restaurants, including a bar and restaurant, and High Grounds Police have reserved approximately 10 restaurants under the
Around 14 hotels in the
Hotel owners told this newspaper that the unprecedented police action was some sort of exercise after news of two explosions hit the town – one at a transport hub in Chamrajpet, killing two people and the other in an apartment complex that killed two women. âWe followed all covid standards, including the use of gloves, masks and the practice of social distancing for our customers at each point of sale. We close our premises at 9:30 pm, which the police have given as a 30-minute grace period to complete, âsaid Hussain, owner of a well-known restaurant in Ashok Nagar.
We have suffered enough losses from the pandemic. This kind of police drill causes more harm
âAll these days we have followed the same security measures and the cops are aware of it. We also work with every precaution in accordance with covid standards and our kitchen, including LPG gas connections, is installed in accordance with fire safety protocols and FSSAI standards, âsaid
Deputy Police Commissioner (
âSome establishments feel like they are exempt from nighttime curfews, so we had to crack the whip.