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Supreme Court has stayed the demolition of Goa’s Curlies Club. The court has put a stay on the condition that now there will be no commercial activity in the club. The demolition of the club was going on since Friday morning. A bulldozer had also arrived to bring down the club. This is the same club in which BJP leader Sonali Phogat was given drugs.
The demolition of Curlies Club on Anjuna Beach had started from Friday morning itself.
According to the Goa administration, the Curlies Club has been made in the ‘No Development Zone’. The demolition was ordered by the Goa Coastal Zone Management Authority (GCZMA) in 2016. Club owner Edwin Nunes challenged the order in the National Green Tribunal (NGT). The NGT had upheld the GCZMA’s decision on September 6. After this, on 8 September (Thursday), the district administration had issued an order to demolish the club.
Sonali was last seen in this club
Sonali Phogat was last seen with her PA Sudhir Sangwan and her partner Sukhwinder at the Curlies Club in Goa on the morning of 23 August. After this he died. In the CCTV footage of the club, Sudhir was seen forcibly giving some liquid to Sonali. He had also confessed to giving drugs to Sonali during interrogation. After this the club was sealed by the Goa Police.
Sonali was murdered on August 23
Sonali Phogat died on 23 August in Goa. At that time his PA Sudhir and Sudhir’s friend Sudhwinder were present with him. Goa Police had registered a case against Sudhir Sangwan and Sukhwinder for murder and under NDPS Act on the complaint of Sonali’s brother Rinku. A case was registered against club operators Edwin Nunes, Datta Prasad and Ramakant Masupa under the NDPS Act.
NGT asks Curleys club to be demolished in 15 days
In the order of NGT, the process of demolition of Curlies Club was asked to be completed within 15 days. The NGT had also asked to cut the electricity-water connection of the club. Along with this, the Excise Commissioner was also asked to cancel the bar license of the club. Anjuma Panchayat was also given directions by the Tribunal.
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