The Police Narcotics Bureau (PNB) together will conduct raids on night clubs and karaoke bars in the city with the police in order to keep a close eye on minors attending night clubs and consuming liquor.
Police media spokesman SP Preshantha Jayakody said that the PNB together with the Anti Vice Squad conducted several raids in karaoke bars and night clubs and found out that most of them are distributing liquor.
“We arrested a 15 year old girl who was consuming alcohol”, he said. All together six night clubs were raided yesterday. The 15 year old girl was working in one of the night clubs that was raided. She together with the clubs manager was taken into custody and the investigations are being done by the Bambalapitiya police.
Out of that four night clubs were found for distributing liquor without a license and also for violating the license.
Under the directions of Inspector General of Police (IGP) Mahinda Balasuriya such raids will be carried out in night clubs in the Colombo City and also in other areas to investigate illegal activities being done inside such clubs. (SD)