Malkangiri: Police on Wednesday busted a gambling den at Padmagiri area in Malkangiri district with the arrest of seven persons in connection with the case.
The accused persons have been identified as Kamal Ray, Guiti Padiami, Durjan Kurami, Gopi Sikdar, Somnath Duruka, Ghasiram Pedi and Santosh Kashyap.
Acting on reliable inputs regarding the illegal activity in the area, a police team led by SP Rishikesh Khiladi carried out the raid in a house and apprehended the accused persons.
Rs 29,680 in cash, few motorcycles, and seven mobile phones were seized from the spot, sources said.
Meanwhile, a case(252/2019) has been registered against the accused persons under relevant Sections of the IPC and forwarded to court.