Six gamblers arrested in Bhubaneswar


Bhubaneswar: The Commissionerate Police arrested six gamblers and recovered stake money of Rs. 19400 from the gambling spot here last night.

Acting on specific information, a team of Commissionerate Police raided a gambling spot at the backside of Akhandalamani Temple in Unit – 1 Market at around 10 pm.

During the raid six gamblers identified as Pratap Sahoo (48), Ranjan Pradhan (33), Tophan Pradhan (34), Priti Krishna Mohanty (48), Kunja Bihari Maharana (48) and Sadananda DEhury (33) were arrested.

Stake money of Rs. 19400, cards, three calculators and six mobile phones were seized from the gambling spot.

Police are interrogating the arrested persons for further details and they will be forwarded to court today, informed a police official.

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