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Hauz Khas restaurant under copseIU scanner.

A DAY after M AIL T ODAY reported about the brutal attack on a youth in Social, a well- known restaurant in Hauz Khas in south Delhi, the licensing unit of Delhi Police on Tuesday sent a letter to the deputy commissioner of police (South), seeking a comprehensive report after inspecting the restaurant.

Speaking to M AIL T ODAY , a senior police officer of South district said: eIu The entry in the restaurant is so narrow that it will be a death trap in case of fire. The restaurant is violating several norms. It is learnt that the restaurant operates in three floors with a capacity of 250 people.eIN There is an element of manipulation or tweaking the system whereby the Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC), fire department and the MCD are conveniently bypassed to get NOCs, the officer alleged.

Entry, exit and gateway passes are so narrow that in the event of accident or fire, it will be a virtual death trap,eIN the officer said.

On November 28, six bouncers of Social allegedly thrashed a youth, Digvijay Singh Bedi, a London School of Economics graduate.

According to reports, Bedi was beaten by six bouncers working in Social. They used sticks to hit him. Later, the Delhi Police arrested two bouncers.

Similarly on November 8, a businessman and his brother- in- law were allegedly assaulted by a bouncer of a restaurant in the Hauz Khas village after his shoulder accidently brushed past an SUV. Hauz Khas restaurant under copseIU scanner MT IMPACT The entry, exit and gateway in the restaurant are so narrow that it will be a death trap in case of fire

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Date:Dec 3, 2014
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