NOIDA: Police have busted a Korean restaurant in Better Noida’s Sector Chi 3 which was operating a bar with no licence. A South Korean nationwide and his Indian enterprise companion have been arrested on Thursday below Excise Act for serving liquor on the restaurant with out licence. Police have recovered 102 bottles of illicit liquor from the restaurant, together with 6 cartons (72 bottles) of a Korean model beer and others of Indian manufacturers that have been made on the market in Delhi solely.
In keeping with the police, the South Korean nationwide has been recognized as Saganshu Koo, a local of Masan metropolis within the nation’s Gyeongsang Province. He’s presently staying in Chi 3. His Indian enterprise companion has been recognized as Nanhe Yadav, a local of Gorakhpur who can be staying in the identical space as Koo.
The South Korean nationwide was operating the Koo Home which has 23 rooms, a room furnished with karaoke, amongst different facilities, stated police. “On Thursday, whereas finishing up patrolling, our group of Beta 2 police station acquired a tip-off concerning a overseas model liquor being illegally served at a Korean restaurant. When our group reached the spot, they discovered the liquor being served regardless that the house owners didn’t have a bar licence,” stated DCP Meenakshi Katyayan.
Police checked the paperwork of the restaurant and its house owners and located “the restaurant had began lately and had certification from Meals Security and Requirements Authority of India. Nonetheless, they have been serving liquor with out possessing a bar licence and therefore, have been booked,” stated Anil Kumar, in-charge of Beta 2 police station.
Koo and Yadav have been booked below IPC Part 403 (dishonest misappropriation of property) and Part 63 of the Excise Act and despatched to judicial custody. “Throughout questioning, Koo informed police that he had come to India round two years in the past. His visa paperwork are authorized,” added Kumar.