Ghaziabad Police has arrested 8 people during a night raid at an illegally run Hookah Bar, here, an official said on Thursday.
The accused were identified as Ashu, Deepak, Sourav, Arham Khan, Rajkumar, Zuber Khan, Sami Khan and Sakeeb Khan while the owners of the said Hookah bar Rajat Chauhan and Sahil Rajput are absconding.
According to the official, the raid was conducted during the intervening night of June 1-2.
“The said Hookah Bar was found being operated at Siddharth Complex in Indirapuram,” the official said.
He said that the police have also found Hookahs and other material in large numbers.
“Around 23 Hookahs, three packets of coconut coal, three chilams and several packets of different kinds of flavours used in the Hookah were seized,” the official added.