Two simultaneous fights broke out between drunk patrons at a Bengaluru restaurant on Sunday night.

9 arrested over drunken brawl in upscale Bengaluru restaurant
news Crime Wednesday, May 15, 2019 - 09:19

A weekend party at an upscale restaurant in UB City in Bengaluru turned into a brawl after drunk persons assaulted each other with beer bottles. Two separate fights took place simultaneously at the Japanese restaurant Shiro in UB City on Sunday night. 

The staff of the restaurant immediately called up Cubbon Park Police Station. When police officials arrived on the spot, they found two separate fights taking place. Police have registered three FIRs and arrested nine persons in connection with the incident.

The arrests were made based on a complaint made by Archith Narayan, a resident of Malleswaram. He was dining at the restaurant along with his friends when a few persons, who were drunk and celebrating a birthday in the table next to them. When Archith and his friends raised objections to the noise they were making, the two groups got into a heated argument, and thereafter into an ugly brawl. Archith and his friends were allegedly hit with beer bottles, injuring him and the others.

Meanwhile, the police received a counter complaint by Darshan, part of the group celebrating the birthday. In all, 9 persons from both groups have been arrested in connection with the incident, as per Deccan Herald.

Simultaneously, Devayani (25), who had arrived at the restaurant for dinner found a woman lying unconscious in the ladies’ washroom. “In her statement, she said that a man and a woman claiming to be friends of the unconscious woman entered the washroom. They presumed that Devayani had assaulted their friend. They slapped her and punched her on the face,” said the police speaking to The Hindu.

Devayani sustained injuries and later approached Cubbon Park police station to file a complaint. Police are yet to arrest the persons involved in this fight.