25 booked for ‘vandalising’ upscale restaurant on Tipu Sultan Street in Karachi – Pakistan
Karachi police on Saturday registered a case in opposition to 20 to 25 unidentified individuals for vandalising an upscale restaurant on Tipu Sultan Street a day earlier and injuring considered one of its workers.
A video had surfaced on-line yesterday during which a mob may be seen exterior the restaurant named Angeethi. At one level, one of many males throws a chair into the glass facade of the institution, inflicting it to shatter.
In response to SSP East Zubair Nazeer Shaikh, the staff of the restaurant have been enjoying cricket close by when two passersby have been hit by their ball, leading to a scuffle. Through the altercation, the restaurant workers had allegedly roughed up the passersby.
“They (passersby) went again and introduced round 20-25 males armed with sticks who attacked the restaurant, vandalised it, and injured one worker earlier than fleeing away,” he mentioned.
SSP Shaikh mentioned the restaurant administration didn’t wish to pursue the case.
“Subsequently, the police have registered an FIR (first data report) on behalf of the state in opposition to two dozen individuals over prices of riot,” he added.
The police officer mentioned efforts have been being made to arrest the suspects.