UP: 12 held, hookah bar sealed in Lucknow

Lucknow, Feb 19 (Agency) As many as 12 people, including the operator of an illegal hookah bar were arrested by the police and the place sealed in the Thakurganj area here, police sources said on Friday. As per sources, the Thakurganj police sealed the illegally-run hookah bar in a restaurant near the Dhaniya bridge and arrested 12 youths including the manager of the place after receiving information.

The arrested individuals include Mohammad Aris, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Arif Abbas, Dipanshu Sharma, Abhishek Soni, Shobhit Gupta, Shivkrishna Katiyar, Harshit Gupta, Ankit Yadav, Sonu Nigam, Ali Rizvi and Zahoor. Further probe is on.