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Mumbai police have arrested the chairman and a member of a Ghatkopar housing society for organizing a samosa party.

Deputy commissioner of police(Zone 7) Paramjit Dahiya said the members were booked for violating lockdown norms by organising the party.

Pant Nagar police said they have arrested two residents of a housing society after they hosted a music and samosa party on the premises of Kukreja Palace on Vallabh lane in Ghatkopar. Other attendees to the party have been booked as well.

The persons arrested were identified as Rahul Sanghvi(chairman) and Jethalal Dedhia, who had organised the party. They were booked under the Indian Penal Code along with relevant sections of the Disaster Management Act for violating the lockdown guidelines but currently have been released on bail.

The Mumbai police tweeted images from the party and called it an irresponsible plan which disregarded the norms of lockdown and social distancing.

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