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Raids on eateries owned by Navneet Kalra

Raids on eateries owned by Navneet Kalra

Delhi Police on Friday raided Delhi’s popular Khan Chacha outlet owned by Indian businessman Navneet Kalra. The outlet is located in the Khan Market. It is the city’s most popular and expensive food market. The Delhi Police has recovered 96 oxygen concentrators from that restaurant.

Amid the peak of this global pandemic, many people are found hoarding oxygen concentrator and other medical essentials required for the treatment of corona patients. The hoarding of medical essentials have increased the cases of black marketing in the National Capital Region.

A day before, Delhi police has arrested four men including the manager of Nege Ju restaurant and bar, Lodhi Colony for hoarding and black marketing of oxygen concentrators. Police have recovered 419 oxygen concentrators from that restaurant. During the raid, it was found that the concentrators were being sold at Rs69,999.

Interestingly, both the Khan Chacha restaurant and the Nege Ju restaurant and bar is owned by Navneet Kalra.

DCP South Delhi, Atul Thakur said that during a follow up raid, 9 more oxygen concentrators were recovered from the Town Hall restaurant of Khan Market.

The Delhi Police had registered a case under the sections of Essential Commodities Act and Epidemic Disease Act.

A senior police officer of Delhi Police said that a detailed investigation is being carried out by the department and we are finding out the role of the owner into the matter. If required, he will be asked to join the investigation.

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