42 persons arrested in gambling raid in Goa beach village
The North Goa police also seized around Rs 10 lakh in cash, 57 mobile phones, and gambling-related paraphernalia
Forty-two persons were arrested following a gambling raid by the Goa Police in the beach village of Calangute in North Goa, a spokesperson said on Sunday.
Forty-two persons were arrested following a gambling raid by the #GoaPolice in the beach village of Calangute in North Goa, a spokesperson said on Sunday.— IANS Tweets (@ians_india) September 13, 2020
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The North Goa district police, which conducted the raid at the hotel Karishma Grande in Calangute village, in the early hours of Sunday, also seized around Rs 10 lakh in cash, 57 mobile phones and gambling related paraphernalia.
"The 42 persons who were arrested were mostly from Gujarat, Maharashtra and Delhi. Two rooms on the fifth floor of the said hotel were used for the above gambling activity," the spokesperson said.
The police have booked the accused under sections 3 and 4 of the Goa, Daman and Diu Gambling Act.
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