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GK-I pub shooting: Police question bar owner, staff

New Delhi: A day after 30-year-old man was shot inside a bar in Greater Kailash-I, Delhi Police started a formal enquiry with questioning of police personnel who were responsible for safety and security of the area.
City Police also questioned the bar owner about their safety measures.
Sources said police are now enquiring whether there was any lapse on their side and action will be taken if there was any negligence on those beat officers as well. The police also questioned the bar employees regarding the whole incident and wanted to know how they were allowed a man to get inside with a gun.
Delhi Police earlier claimed that allowing anti social elements inside a bar is a violation of licence terms and conditions and local police will be writing to licensing unit for cancellation of license of RB 17 bar.
Sources further said that the bar owner and staffs were grilled by city police regarding the safety and security arrangements.
The documents regarding pub were submitted by the bar staffs to police and the cops will go through the documents to know whether there is any negligence regarding the safety and security of the bar.
When asked whether any police personnel have been sent to district lines, Deputy Commissioner of Police (South) Romil Baaniya replied in the negative.
"We have conducted an enquiry and once the report comes …action will be taken against the concerned police personnel," said the DCP.
The officer said they are questioning several people in this regard.
"Directions are being given to all police station of South Delhi to keep a watch on such pubs, bars and restaurants and sensitive the security staff of these places to prevent such incidents," said the DCP.
On Sunday, the victim Vinay Bhati was shot at inside the bar by one Umesh. Bhati's brother Ajay claimed that a month ago Vinay had a argument with some people in Saket. Ajay claimed that they might be involved in the case.
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