Hyderabad: The managing director of an agro-product manufacturing company, its marketing manager and an event organiser were arrested by the Jubilee Hills police for organising a rave party at a pub to entice distributors.
The police rescued 21 women and arrested the accused, managing director Vattukuti Srinivas Naidu, 40, of Signova Agro Management Pvt Ltd, marketing manager Mohammed Moin, 36, and event manager Burri Prasad Goud, 43. However, Santosh Reddy, owner of the venue Affairs Pub and its manager Bharath are absconding
On January 12, teams from Jubilee Hills police raided the pub located at Road No. 10 in Jubilee Hills, on a tip-off that many women were indulging in obscenity at the pub. During the raids, the police rescued 21 women and admitted them to state homes.
A case was registered and the police subsequently arrested Srinivas Naidu and Moin, who hosted the party, and Prasad, who had arranged the dancers.
West Zone in-charge DCP, joint commissioner A.R. Srinivas said that Naidu wanted to throw a party to his distributors to increase his business.
“Moin asked Prasad to arrange 30 women dancers to entertain their distributors and offered to pay Rs 3,500 for each dancer. Prasad collected Rs 55,000 in total and arranged the women. Pub owner Santosh Reddy and manager Bharath agreed to oblige,” Mr Srinivas said.
The party started at about 5.30 pm and the pub was raided at around 7 pm.
Mr Srinivas said the pub has been closed. “There are about 50 pubs in the West Zone. We are monitoring the activities at each pub and action will be taken if anyone is found involved in illegal activities,” said the officer.