Raipur: In a
major on Tuesday evening, a reputed hotelier in Bilaspur and his staff allegedly
entered into brawl during a marriage function over car parking. According to
information, Grand Amba Hotel of Bilaspur literary turned into a battlefield when
the baratis and hotel staff exchanged fists. Hotel owner and his staff beat the
baratis who in turn attacked the hotel staff, sources said. The video of the
incident went viral. Meanwhile, when the baratis reached the police station for
filing a report against the hotel owner and staff, they were detained for
nearly three hours. The Civil Lines police was crowded by the baratis and their
relatives waiting for the report to be filed till late evening on Tuesday.
Jaiswani, a resident of Hemunagar, Bilaspur, had booked Grand Amba Hotel
located Telephone Exchange Road, for his
son Santosh Jaiswani’s marriage function. When the baratis started leaving the
function venue after attending the marriage function, they had dispute with the
hotel management over parking in the basement of the hotel. The quarrel started
when an employee asked one of the baratis to remove the car.
After the brawl,
baratis took one the injured baratis to the police station. However, police
tried to compromise on the influence of hotel owner.
hotel owner Ashok Tuteja, the guard of the hotel denied parking to a barati and
asked for the key to park the car properly. The barati instead of cooperating
with the guard, started shouting at the guard and beating him, said Tuteja. The
CCTV footage of the hotel shows who is guilty, said Tuteja, adding his hotel
has neither a Bar nor bouncers.