Suspects in dance party shifted to central prison


Nashik: After court remanded all suspects in dance party which took place at Rain Forest Resort, Balayduri, Igatpuri to judicial custody, they have been shifted to central prison at Nashik Road.

The names of the suspects who arrested are Prashant Kashinath Sondkar (27, resident of Didhar, tal. Bhor, district Pune), Vishwas Vitthal Sondkar (45, resident of Vaibhavlaxmi socy, Manglewadi, Katraj, Pune), Gangadhar Bhausaheb Shinde (42, resident of Manoli, tal. Sangamner, district Ahmednagar), Anant Harihar Bhakare (51, resident of Liberty Heights, College Road, Nashik) — all directors of G M Biocides Pvt Ltd — Sanjay Vasant Sonawane (38, resident of Pathardi Phata, Nashik), Prathmesh Sanjay Sonawane (20, resident of Pathardi Phata, Nashik) and Ramkrishna Eknath Sangle (20, resident of Morwadi, Nashik).

Eight suspects were found allegedly dancing in an obscene manner with seven girls under the influence of alcohol. The girls are hailing from Mumbai and are dance bar girls. During police investigation it has come to light that two girls are minor.

Offences were registered against those detained under various sections of the IPC, including section 294(a) (obscene act in any public place) and 294(b) (singing, reciting or uttering any obscene song, ballad or words, in or near any public place) and under POSCO at Igatpuri police station.