The Koyambedu police on Sunday shut down an illegar dance bar that was functioning in their limits. Two employees of the hotel which was operating the dance bar were also arrested in connection. 10 women, all hailing from Chennai and Puducherry, were rescued from the hotel.

According to sources, a tip-off hinted that a dance bar operated in the Chennai Deluxe hotel, located near the CMBT. A team of night patrol under Villivakkam assistant commissioner Augustine Paul raided the hotel and found the dance bar. Following this, a team from the Tirumangalam All Women Police Station also arrived at the spot and took charge of the women. Two hotel staff - S Muthu and T Balachander - have been arrested.

According to the Times of India, the women involved were booked under City Police Act and let off on station bail. The Chennai police do not give dance bars licenses to operate in the city.