Nagpur: Around 100 people, including a large number of girls, were detained after police busted a rave party at Hotel Heritage in Nagpur.
Although police officials refused to divulge more details, sources said that most of those who were detained were semi-clad boys and girls, who were invited to the party through Facebook and bulk SMSes.
The party's entrance fees was Rs 1,000.
Meanwhile, Maharashtra State Commission for Women (MSCW) has asked Mumbai Police Commissioner to conduct an inquiry into allegations that the rights of women were violated when police busted a rave party on May 20.
The Commission gave the direction recently after taking cognisance of a complaint filed with it by social activist Santosh Daundkar through his lawyer YP Singh.
Daundkar has alleged the police had drawn urine and blood samples of women (for drug tests) illegally "as there was no such provision under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985 (NDPS Act)".
He said women were searched without following the mandatory procedure provided under the Act.
Late last month, Police Commissioner Arup Patnaik had said 44 out of 92 people, who were rounded up from the rave party held at a plush hotel in suburban Juhu, had tested positive for drugs. These 44 were from a group of 46 men whose test results had been made public.
Among these 44, 27 had consumed cannabis, one had MDMA (better known as ecstasy, a drug usually taken in pill form) while 16 had consumed both the drugs, he had said.
A rave party is essentially an event held without permission, usually outdoors or in basements, and is known for use of trance music, drugs and psychedelic lights.
(With agency inputs)