20 bouncers beat four for playing ball in restaurant
A 23-year-old businessman from Delhi alleged that he and three of his friends were assaulted by 18 to 20 bouncers on Thursday night at an upscale restaurant in the city, after an altercation over playing with a plastic ball meant for decoration.
The victim, Sahil Motwani, received five stitches on his head, while his friend, 26-yearold Saurabh Nangia, sustained minor injuries. Two of their other friends managed to escape unhurt, police said.
A case was registered on Friday under sections 147 , 149, 323 and 506 of the Indian Penal Code.
“We had gone to the restaurant to celebrate our friend’s birthday. As we were leaving the place, Sahil started playing with a ball. One of the bouncers charged at us and started abusing us. He was soon joined by other bouncers. We somehow managed to save ourselves from them, ” said one of the victims.
The police said that they are trying to identify the accused. Restaurant authorities were unavailable for comment.