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Former India captain and T20 World Cup winner, Virat Kohli-owned One8 Commune restaurant in Bengaluru has reported been charged for operating beyond the set hours. The news surfaced after an FIR was registered against the One8 Commune pub, situated in Bengaluru’s MG Road. 

According to ANI, the police took the legal action following complaints registered about loud music being played late past midnight. Moreover, as per the police, the pubs were found to be operating beyond 1:30 am (IST), whereas they are allowed to carry the operation until 1:00 am (IST) only. 

“We have booked around 3-4 pubs for running late till 1:30 am last night. We received complaints of loud music being played. Pubs were allowed to remain open only till 1 am and not beyond that,” DCP Central said as quoted by Time of India (TOI). 

According to the FIR, Sub Inspector Ashok Takur, who was on night duty, found the pub on July 6 operating at 1:20 am, despite the rule of not operating these junctions post 1 am. The FIR has been registered against pub’s manager under Section 103 (Penalty for Contravention of Order 31) of the Karnataka Police Act. Order 31 of the Karnataka Police Act encompasses power to make orders to regulate traffic and preserve order in public places. 

Virat Kohli-owned One8 Commune has its chain widely spread across India, such has Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Hyderabad and Kolkata. Its Bengaluru branch is located on the sixth floor of Ratnam’s Complex at MG Road.