As many as seven girls were rescued in a raid conducted at a downtown bar by Mumbai Police in the wee hours of Sunday.
The police raided Sandeep Palace Bar, located at Grant Road, at around 1:00 am, and arrested 12 customers.
Five waiters, a cashier, and the manager of the bar were also arrested.
A case has been registered at the Gamdevi Police station under sections 294, 114, 34, IPC r/w 3, 8(1)(2)(4) of the Maharashtra Prohibition of Obscene in Hotels, Restaurants and Bar rooms and the Protection of Dignity of Woman Act, 2016.
Further details are awaited.