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Complaint against DDCA for serving liquor on dry day

PTI June 25, 2015 13:54 IST
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New Delhi: A complaint, purportedly by BJP MP Kirti Azad, has demanded action against Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) officials for allegedly serving alcohol on a dry day, in violation of the law.

Senior police officials feigned ignorance on the receipt of such a complaint till late night even as a copy of it went viral on social media today.

However, sources said that the IP Estate Police Station SHO has been asked to look for the complaint, apparently written on the the letterhead of Azad.


In the complaint, dated June 23, 2015, it has been alleged that the Delhi and District Cricket Association's bar within the premises of Feroze Shah Kotla stadium in central Delhi had served alcohol on dry day (October 2, 2013), in violation of Rule 52 of the Delhi Excise Act and provisions of the Prevention of Insult of the Nationals Honours Act (1971).

In the complaint addressed to the Station House Officer of the IP Estate Police Station, the complainant has requested the police to register an FIR against the president, secretary and other members of DDCA for this violation.

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley was once the chief patron of DDCA. However, the complaint does not mention his name.