Gurugram club manager, bouncers arrested after late-night brawl

Updated on Aug 11, 2022 07:24 AM IST

The brawl happened after an argument broke out between the two sides over of the bouncers allegedly touching a female in the group inappropriately.

screengrab from the video
screengrab from the video
By | Written by Nisha Anand | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh

The manager of Club Casa Danza in Udyog Vihar was arrested by Gurugram police after a late-night brawl that took place on the intervening night of August 7-8 between the bouncers and a group of friends who had visited the club.

Gurugram chief of police Kala Ramachandran said an FIR has been registered on a complaint of physical assault and molestation. Bouncers Sonu, Mandeep, Sumit, Nitin, Ram Singh & Rakesh -- also accused of snatching cash -- were arrested, as reported by news agency ANI.

The brawl happened after an argument broke out between the two sides over of the bouncers allegedly touching a female in the group inappropriately.

In a viral video shared by the complainant, several bodyguards can be seen thrashing a man, a friend of the woman. The video shows the woman continuously pleading with the bodyguards to spare her friend. She can also be heard screaming that her friend was bleeding.

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The manager of Casa Danza club in Udyog Vihar, identified as Lokesh, has also been also arrested in a case pertaining to physical assault, and molestation. An FIR was registered against the accused under IPC sections 147 (rioting), 149 (unlawful assembly), 323 (voluntarily causing hurt), 354 A (1) (i) (sexual harassment), 379 A (snatching) and 506 (criminal intimidation), police said.

The Casa Danza club has issued a statement condemning the violence but has denied the molestation allegations.

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